Podcast: Tara Isabella Burton on New Religions and Strange Rites

The author of Strange Rites joins us to talk about the expansion of spiritual energy into nearly every domain of contemporary life, from shopping to health to politics.

Guests at Sound by SoulCycle on March 22, 2019 in Los Angeles. Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for FIJI Water.

Guests at Sound by SoulCycle on March 22, 2019 in Los Angeles. Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for FIJI Water.

Observation
June 18 2020
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Tara Isabella Burton is the author of Social Creature, a novel (2018), and of Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World (forthcoming from Public Affairs in May). A contributing editor at the American Interest and a columnist for Religion News Service, she holds a doctorate in theology from Trinity College, Oxford.


This Week’s Guest: Tara Isabella Burton

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