What I Learned From Appearing on CSPAN–(hint) you’re scared, really scared

Over the holidays, CSPAN ran presentations from the Center for Presidential Studies at Southen Methodist University of which I was honored to be one of the speakers. The conference topic was "Religion in the Age of Obama." My topic was Latino/a Religious Communities and the Immigration Issue. Here is the link if you're interested: http://www.c-span.org/video/?322598-2/discussion-religion-social-issuesThat is about all you need to know about the kinds of comments I received, either on my … [Read more...]

The Changing Face of Latino/a Evangélicos

Felipe Hinojosa

Welcoming a new voice in the study of Latino/a Religion--South Texas' own Felipe Hinojosa is a Tejano and a Mennonite, and a fabulous conversation partner on all things from academia, politics & Latino/a history...He is an Assistant Professor of History at Texas A&M University. He has a forthcoming article titled “¡Medicina Si, Muerte No!: Race, Public Health, and the ‘Long War on Poverty’ in Mathis, Texas, 1948-1971” to be published in the Winter 2013 issue of the Western Historical Quar … [Read more...]

Be Here Now

Arlene M. Sánchez Walsh

Customary Top 10 lists--wishes for peace, resolutions, funny, sobering, irreverent, I admit to liking them--I have little time to read them, but I like them nevertheless. I am also working on an academic deadline, which, aside from a busy life being professor mom, means that I especially love those top 10 lists and resolutions that call for people to "slow" down their lives.  Never mind...here's the Top Ten things I'd like to see my evangelical/Pentecostal brethren do more often in 2013.10. … [Read more...]


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