LWSD Bonus Ep. - Interview with Apostolic Church Researcher Cory Anderson, PhD

Long Walk Short Drink

Mar 28 2021 • 1 hr 44 mins

Empathy… Repentance… Faith-marriage… Cake… Pie… All that and more in this very special bonus episode in which Twinkie and Dave talk to Dr. Cory Anderson. (Recorded March 23, 2021) Dr. Anderson is a rural sociologist researching structural, cultural, and demographic changes among the Amish, Mennonites, and other plain Anabaptists--including the Apostolic Church, which is where we center our discussion. He is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Population Research Institute at PennState University. He has taught at Truman State University in Missouri and The Ohio State University, the University of Akron, and Ashland University in Ohio--everything from “Intro to Sociology,” “Geography and Demography” courses to classes about the “Sociology of Religion,” “Amish History & Popular Culture,” “Technology and Human Values,” and even “Dress and Self-Image”! With over 30 journal articles to his name, Dr. Anderson’s work has been referenced worldwide-- from The Daily Record in Wooster, the Associated Press, The New York Times, and CCTV in China. He is the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of the Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies, a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed publication that focuses on the plain branches of the seven major Anabaptist religious traditions: Amish, Apostolic Christian-Nazarene, Brethren-German Baptist, Hutterite, Swiss Mennonite, and Russian Mennonite. Dr. Anderson is also the founder and executive director of the Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies Association, a registered 501c with a board of directors and two subcommittees You can learn more about that @ http://www.amishstudies.org. Our conversation with Dr. Anderson focuses on his 2018 article, "A Socio-Religious Introduction to the Apostolic Churches in North America,” which was among Twinkie’s list of favorite things from 2020, as discussed in episode 86. Read Dr. Anderson’s article, “A Socio-Religious Introduction to the Apostolic Churches in North America” @ https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/amishstudies/vol6/iss1/3/ You can learn more about him @ https://pop.psu.edu/people/eva5449 Write to Twinkie directly: 330cabinkid@gmail.com Email the show: lwsdpod@gmail.com FOLLOW US on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lwsdpod https://lwsdpod.com for the show archive and links to other related media. Subscribe, rate, and review using your favorite podcast app: iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/long-walk-short-drink/id1184182879?mt=2 Stitcher -https://www.stitcher.com/show/long-walk-short-drink Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/2P12taMW2rmcL1L5X2VPhA?si=6cnnqG5vRGu5IdTrKK4DMw Google Podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5zb3VuZGNsb3VkLmNvbS91c2Vycy9zb3VuZGNsb3VkOnVzZXJzOjI3MTg3MTA4OS9zb3VuZHMucnNz YouTube - http://youtube.com/LongWalkShortDrink