John Stackhouse

John serves as the Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies at Crandall University in Moncton, New Brunswick. He is the author of nine books, the editor of four more, and the author of over 600 articles, book chapters, and reviews in academic publications, major newspapers, and magazines. His writings range over history, sociology, philosophy, theology, ethics, and comparative religion. He has spoken throughout North America, in the United Kingdom, and in China, India, Israel, Korea, Malaysia, Australia, and New Zealand. His commentary on religion and contemporary culture has been featured by major broadcast and print media as diverse as The New York Times, The Atlantic, ABC News, CBC Radio, Time, and Reader’s Digest.

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ARTS

Zombies, Fear, and Hope

We have finally reached “peak zombie.” Popular culture’s fascination with the cannibalistic undead has turned a corner and maybe, as show biz people say, jumped the shark. Netflix brings out “Santa…

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CULTURE

New Year, New (Media) Diet

A friend reports on Facebook that he has had an extraordinary year in weight loss. Troubled by high cholesterol, pre-diabetic blood sugar levels, and elevated blood pressure, he embarked on a year-lon…

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POLITICS

Can America Recover?

The “return to normalcy,” a return to the way of life before World War I, was candidate Warren G. Harding’s promise in the American presidential campaign of 1920. Many of us hope for such a return aft…