Religious Response was born out of the fervor of the 2016 U.S. election. It has been exciting to hear a variety of people give immediate voice to concerns, plans, and actions in the wake of the changing political landscape. Now as the presidency of Donald J. Trump moves out of its infancy, the specter of normalization haunts the many resistance projects that emerged from the election. Religious Response will continue to assert that political discourse shapes not only the way we talk about society, but has…Continue Reading “Welcome Anna Czarnik-Neimeyer, Everyday Religious Response Editor”

Welcome to Religious Response, a space for scholars, practitioners, critics, and enthusiasts to reflect on the intersection of religion and contemporary events. The title, Religious Response, is imperfect, seeming to perhaps suggest that this is only a space for people who identify as religious. Indeed, the term “religion” is itself problematic, a term that is used to try and make the diverse ritual and philosophical traditions of the world fit into a single mold, often in the imperial image of Christianity.  Rather than let the…Continue Reading “Welcome to Religious Response”