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Faculty Scholarship Celebration: Religious Studies

Dr. Jeffrey Long's Scholarship

*Long, J. (2016) The impact of Swami Vavekananda in the west: an overview. In Swami Atmashraddhananda (Ed.) Spirituality Today: An Overview of Contemporary Trends in Spritual Living and the Essentials of Spirituality.

*Long, J. (February, 2016) Reflections on the Buddha: historical and philosophical, part one. Sutra Journal.

*Long, J. (2015, January) The need for a meaningful narrative. Prabuddha Bharata (Awakened India), 120(1), 110-117.

*Long, J. (2015, July) Tantra. Prabuddha Bharata (Awakened India).

*Long, J. (2015, August) Who is a Hindu? Sutra Journal. Retrieved from

*Long, J. (2015, August) The Gita: a healing revelation. Sutra Journal. Retrieved from

*Long, J. (2015, October) Sad darsanas: six views on reality. Sutra Journal. Retrieved from

*Long, J. & Zutshi, V. (2015, November) Conversation with Dr. Jeffery D. Long at Sutra Journal: Dharma, religion, and politics. Sutra Journal.

*Long, J. (2015, November) Past life memory, quantum theory, and Indian philosophy (

*Long, J. (2015, December) What would Swami Vivekananda do? Tolerance, intolerance and acceptance (

*Long, J. (2015, December) Why believe in rebirth? Sustra Journal. Retrieved from

*Long, J. (2014) Diversity as the nature of reality: a Jain-informed approach to the variety of worldviews. On World Religions: Diversity, Not Dissension, Anindita Balslev (ed).

*Long, J. (September, 2014) The transformation of yoga and Hinduism: negotiating authenticity, innovation, and identity in a global context. Religious Studies Review.

*2016 Submission

Dr. Richard Newton's Scholarship

*Newton, R. (2015, September) Signifying on the world religions paradigm: my version of Religion 101. Bulletin for the study of Religion, 44(3), 35-37.

*Newton, R. (2015). Writing basically. In E.D. Barreto (Ed.), Writing Theologically (pp. 5-20). Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

*Newton, R. Sowing the seed: fruitful conversations in religion, culture, and teaching (

Newton, R. (2013). Seminarium: The elements of great teaching [Web log postings]. Fortress Press. Retrieved from

Newton, R. (2014, August 11). Afraid of the dark: A black professor's reflections on Michael Brown's killing. Urban Cusp. Retrieved from

Article from Urban Cusp.

*2016 Submission