Welcome to the research website of Eric Bain-Selbo. At this site you can access
articles and presentations by Eric Bain-Selbo, either as downloads or via web links to
online journals. For a full curriculum vita, please click on the appropriate link. 

Higher Education

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Higher Education and the Arts and Humanities in a Consumer Society, Social Theory, Politics and the Arts (2011)
 

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Values Education and the Future of Our Colleges and Universities, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (2011)
 

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Values Education and the Future of Our Colleges and Universities, Association of American Colleges and Universities (2011)
 

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Winning the Values Debate and the Future of Higher Education, Association of American Colleges and Universities (2011)
 

Game Day and God: Football, Faith, and Politics in the American South

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Sport as the “Opiate of the Masses”: College Football in the American South, Philosophy & Religion Faculty Publications (2008)

Karl Marx famously describes religion as the “opiate of the masses.” Marx argues that religion...

 

Religious Studies

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On the Sacred Power of Violence, Understanding Religion and Popular Culture (2012)
 

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Sacrifice in a Post-Moral Society, Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics/Calvin College (2009)
 

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"Sick Souls" and the Faith of Cubs Fans, American Academy of Religion (2008)
 

Philosophy and Ethics

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Popular Culture and the Denigration of the Self, Popular Culture Association (2009)
 

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Sacrifice in a Post-Moral Society, Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics/Calvin College (2009)
 

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Moral Communities in a Pluralistic Nation, Unitarian Universalist Church of Bowling Green (2008)
 

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Sport as the “Opiate of the Masses”: College Football in the American South, Philosophy & Religion Faculty Publications (2008)

Karl Marx famously describes religion as the “opiate of the masses.” Marx argues that religion...

 

Recent Book Reviews

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Review of Alasdair MacIntyre's Collected Essays, Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory (2008)
 

Democracy and Culture

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Popular Culture and the Denigration of the Self, Popular Culture Association (2009)
 

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Sacrifice in a Post-Moral Society, Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics/Calvin College (2009)
 

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Moral Communities in a Pluralistic Nation, Unitarian Universalist Church of Bowling Green (2008)