Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Return of the Nones

by Sean McCloud This week, NPR’s Morning Edition resurrected the October 2012 Pew Poll that suggested that 19.6% of Americans had no religious affiliation, dubbed them “nones,” and described this as a rising trend. The week-long radio series, “Losing Our … Continue reading

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Realism and ‘Religion’: An Interview with Kevin Schilbrack Pt. 2

Kevin Schilbrack is a professor in the Philosophy and Religion Department at the University of Western Carolina. His publications include The Future of the Philosophy of Religion (Blackwell, 2013) and contributing editor to the forthcoming, The Blackwell Companion to Religious Diversity (2014). The following … Continue reading

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Realism and ‘Religion’: An Interview with Kevin Schilbrack Pt. 1

Kevin Schilbrack is a professor in the Philosophy and Religion Department at the University of Western Carolina. His publications include The Future of the Philosophy of Religion (Blackwell, 2013) and he is contributing editor to the forthcoming, The Blackwell Companion to … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series: Richard Amesbury

This is part of an on-going series with the Bulletin, where critical questions are posed to a variety of scholars on the same topic. Other posts in this series can be found here, here here, here, and here. It is well known, at least amongst … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series: Marsha Aileen Hewitt

This is part of an on-going series with the Bulletin, where critical questions are posed to a variety of scholars on the same topic. Other posts in this series can be found here, here here, and here. It is well known, at least amongst … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series: Kenneth G. MacKendrick

This is part of an on-going series with the Bulletin, where critical questions are posed to a variety of scholars on the same topic. Other posts in this series can be found here, here and here. It is well known, at least amongst insiders, … Continue reading

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Religious Studies, Politics, Theology

by Matt Sheedy In discussing the myth-ritual system of medieval Christianity in his book Myth and the Christian Nation, (2008) Burton Mack notes the following: It was interested only in the church taking its place as the dominant religion in … Continue reading

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