Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

James Crossley – Religion and the Middle East in Contemporary English Political Discourse

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street

Organized by Robert Kashow, Ph.D. student, Religious Studies, for Middle East Studies Graduate Students Association (MESGSA).

Speaker, James Crossley, is professor of Bible, culture and politics at St. Mary’s University, London, and Academic Director of the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM) for the Panacea Charitable Trust. He is the author of a number of books and articles on both religion in English politics and Christian origins. His most recent book is Cults, Martyrs and Good Samaritans: Religion in Contemporary English Political Discourse (Pluto Press, 2018).

Center for Middle East Studies