Education New York University
|Name Jacques Berlinerblau|
Alma mater New York University
|Born July 6, 1966Portland, Maine|
Occupation Professor and Director of the Program for Jewish Civilization, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Books How to Be Secular: A Call to Ar, The Secular Bible, Heresy in the University, Thumpin' It, The Vow and the 'Popular
Academic advisor Mustafa Emirbayer
Jacques berlinerblau how to be secular
Jacques Berlinerblau is Professor and Director of the Program for Jewish Civilization at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has doctorates in Ancient Near Eastern languages and literature (from NYU) and theoretical sociology (from the New School for Social Research). He has published on a wide variety of scholarly subjects with special attention to heresy, atheism, secularism, Jewish-American literature and biblical literature.
From 2007–2009 he wrote the blog The God Vote, an exploration of the role of faith in the 2008 U.S. presidential race, for Newsweek 's On Faith website.
Berlinerblau hosts and produces the show Faith Complex which is described as "a dialogue about the intersection of religion, politics and art." In 2010 he launched a second show with The Washington Post's Sally Quinn entitled "The God Vote" which focuses on news cycle issues involving faith and politics. In addition to this work in visual media, Berlinerblau blogged for The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Brainstorm" page between 2010-2012. He wrote about secularism, literature, and various subjects in higher education. His work on religion and politics and the 2012 election also appeared in the HuffingtonPost.
Outside his usual publications on scholarly areas of interest, Berlinerblau has turned his attention to the interview format in recent years.
His guests in the arts have included:
Some of his interview subjects in the political sphere have included: