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July 28, 2020

Remembering John Lewis (1940-2020)

In Honor and Memory of John Lewis (1940-2020), eloquent interpreter of American Scriptures and Founding Figure of the Modern World (in which Black Lives Matter):
June 4, 2020

American Constantine

June 2, 2020 “Ah, Constantine, how much evil you gave birth to, not in your conversion, but in that Donation.” So wrote Dante (Inferno, Canto 19) in the fourteenth century about the fabrication, the “fake news,” that helped consolidate and justify the worldly power of...READ MORE
February 13, 2020

In Memoriam – Charles H. Long

We have lost a dear friend and wonderful supporter of ISS. Charles H. Long was a distinguished scholar of religions reassessing the intellectual terrain for many others to probe and articulate the field. He took keen interest in the work of the ISS and participated...READ MORE
April 10, 2019

ISS Annual Meeting (Memphis 2019) – a summary

With its rich history in the rhythms, sounds, and seasonings of the U.S. experience, Memphis TN provided a great setting for Fourth Annual Meeting of the Institute for Signifying Scriptures. ISS members and friends gathered over the February 21–23 weekend in Memphis to deliberate and...READ MORE