Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory

A Whitestone Publication

Issue 21.2   Spring 2022



Author Bios



Rapture Music: Intensity and Eschatology Within Christian Revival Movements


Fraser Macdonald, University of Waikato




From Holistic to In-Between Theology: The Ethiopian Evangelical

Church Mekane Yesus


Rode Molla, Virginia Theological Seminary



                                                                           Special Section on the Work of Charles Long


The essays below are by former students and colleagues of Charles H. Long. They represent reminiscences, reflections, analyses, and tributes regarding his work.  A celebrated African American scholar and one of the architects and founders of the contemporary field of Religious Studies, Long died in 2020.


Orientalism, Ontology, and Orientation: A Muslim Perspective on

Charles Long


Mehnaz Afridi, Manhattan College



Why the White Guy?


Philip P. Arnold, Syracuse University



A Reflection on Charles H. Long: Resisting and Short-Circuiting the Discourses of Exclusion in the Theory and Practice of Administration


Victor E. Taylor, South Dakota State University



Africans Making the Modern World According to Dr. Charles Long


Sheila S. Walker, Washington DC



From Colonialism to An-Other Community: Reflections on the Radical Thought of Charles H. Long


Mark Wood, Virginia Commonwealth University