My latest blog post is up over at Sacred Matters. A little more somber than my last piece on my embarrassing consumption habits, this one reflects on the ways that violent acts perpetrated by religious groups echo in transportation infrastructure.
September 24 was a big day. I gave the annual Day Lecture at the University of Alabama and I had another blog post go up at Sacred Matters. This piece is my third for the online magazine, which has been a great outlet for some of my “fun” writing projects.
This particular piece is on Buddhism and capitalism. Like my forthcoming article in Material Religion it resists the easy move of saying that using Buddhism to market things is an affront to the tradition. You can read the post here.