Category Archives: Academia

From the Ivy Tower to the urban sprawl, the ideas generated within the confines of the Western & Eastern Academies trickle down into everyday life. An opportunity for analysis, critique and feedback.

Analyzing H.R. 608 “Stop Arming Terrorists Act”

By Sundar J.M. Brown, ed. On May 21, 2017, Rep Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) communicated the following to President Donald Trump, via Facebook: There must be a price for America’s support of Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest sponsor of terrorism. At … Continue reading

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The Language of Violence

Considerations: (1) Is violence a language? (2) If yes, who speaks the language of violence? (3) If no, how is violence communicated? (4) Despite the oft-strived for and well known “alternatives” to violence, in the face of grievous threats to … Continue reading

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SJMB Lecture: “On Theoterrorism”

VIEW EVENT DETAILS BY CLICKING HERE Theoterrorism means an individual’s/group’s calculated use of violence, or the threat of violence, against non-combatant/civilian targets, to inculcate a profound experience of terror and the sustained fear of re-experiencing that terror; it is intended … Continue reading

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Michael Scheuer on Securing the Homeland from Violent Islamist Intervention

  Michael F. Scheuer is an American academic, author, historian, foreign policy critic, and political analyst. He is a retired Intelligence Officer whose more than 20-year career included serving as the Chief of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s Bin Laden … Continue reading

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RE: Paris Terrorism; You’re Doing it Wrong

NOTE: This is a rough edit, more a collection of ideas than a formal composition. In an effort to stay current, I am releasing it for public consumption now; it will become more refined over time. –SJMB, ed. “This is … Continue reading

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IntelliGen 1st Annual Conference on Religion & Violence: April 11, 2015, Moravian Theological Seminary

CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE FLYER: 2015.04.11 FLYER_Conf Relig Violence The 1st Annual IntelliGen Conference on Religion & Violence 9:00am – 4:30 pm* |Saturday, April 11, 2015   The Bahnson Center at Moravian Theological Seminary 60 West Locust Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 … Continue reading

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!NEW ARTICLE! Terrorizing the Dalit Theological Voice: A Post-Colonial Critique by Sundar J.M. Brown

CLICK BELOW: Terrorizing the Dalit Theological Voice: A Post-Colonial Critique by Sundar J.M. Brown

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