Author Archives: rebekkaking

Gospel Music Makes Me Feel Alright – How I Spent My Summer Vacation*

Originally posted on The Religion Beat, July 13, 2010 Matt Sutton who is a regular contributor to one of my favourite blogs, ‘The Religion in American History Blog’, has posted a series of reviews of his summer visits to archives … Continue reading

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An iPhone Convert in More Ways than One

Originally posted on The Religion Beat, May 24, 2010 I’m a Blackberry girl. My closest friends and family can attest to the fact that my BB and I are rarely apart from each other. My partner has an iPhone, and … Continue reading

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Take My Exam . . . Trust Me, It’s “Cool”

Originally posted on The Religion Beat, April 28, 2010 It’s the end of term and I’ve been overwhelmed with the hectic activities of marking and . . . well, marking. I’ve barely watched the news. There was a volcano or … Continue reading

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Of Prayer Vigils and Police Barriers: Protest and Pilgrimage at the Olympics

Originally posted on The Religion Beat, March 24, 2010 The triumph of Canada’s hockey gold medals now a month old and the memories of the Olympics are starting to fade. Watching the Olympics unfold in our own country is an … Continue reading

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Reality TV, reality me.

Originally posted on The Religion Beat, February 12, 2010 This blog post begins with a confession: I love reality television, like really love it —in fact, I might be addicted. As is often the case with graduate students, when I … Continue reading

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Avatar, Ever-After

Originally posted on The Religion Beat, January 13, 2010 I have given up trying to define religion. I agree with most scholars of religion that attempts at defining it lead to generalizations and undermine the importance of a subject matter … Continue reading

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The Origins of Ray Comfort’s Darwin: Text as Authoritative Object

Originally Posted at The Religion Beat, November 30th, 2009 A Crisp Wednesday Afternoon on Campus University students and free things apparently go hand-in-hand. Pizza is best. Or any kind of food really. But books, especially controversial ones, are guaranteed to … Continue reading

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