Specializing in Faith & Religion
Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Mobilizing Muslim Voters

07 November 2016 - 

The 2016 presidential election has stirred up and exposed frightening amounts of xenophobia, racism, and bigotry in the United states. Among the groups that have felt particularly targeted are American Muslims. At an event I attended recently, female Muslim activist Linda Sarsour detailed several atrocities that have been inflicted against… Continue reading  

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Veterans’ Powwow

23 August 2016 - 

Proportionally, Native Americans are one of the largest minority groups to serve in the armed forces. This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending a powwow that specifically honored Native American veterans. While the event had the hallmarks of other powwows I have attended – dances, music, cultural celebration,… Continue reading  

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Recent Work

07 August 2016 - 

It’s been a busy few weeks with the American Religious Sounds Project! Last weekend, I attended a cultural festival at the St. Stevan of Dechani Serbian Orthodox Church, one of several Orthodox churches in Columbus. I first visited the church several months ago for a Lenten fish fry, and have… Continue reading