Month: March 2012

Between a Church and a hard place

Between a Church and a hard place

I am reading a LOT of stuff related to religion these days. This is partly a professional hazard, as I have started working for Muslim Public Service Network and also a personal quest to de-construct the manner in which religion is shaping public discourse in the US. Religion has always fascinated me, partly because I …

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Does India need a good liberal arts education ?

Does India need a good liberal arts education ?

Let’s face it : there are very few good liberal arts schools in India. By few I mean, a handful – perhaps less than a dozen world-class institutions which produce scholars who make a dent globally and students who are “well-rounded”, and aware of the various disciplines that help one critique, analyze life in all …

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