Monthly Archives: February 2013

Critical Questions Series 2: Steven Ramey

In this second instalment of the Critical Questions Series, we ask scholars of religion how they negotiate the difficult line between “politics” and scholarship. The previous responses can be found here, here, here, here, here and here. The line between scholarship and politics or, if you … Continue reading

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Proposal submission policy specification for CTDR, SOR, CHSR and STAR (2013-2015)-AAR Annual Meeting

Proposal Submission Policy for Cultural History of the Study of Religion Group, Critical Theories and Discourses on Religion Group, Sociology of Religion Group and the Social Theory and Religion Cluster 2013-2015 –  American Academy of Religion. Dear Members of the AAR, SBL: To announce … Continue reading

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SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS: “The Impact of the Arab Spring on the Study of Islam”

The Bulletin for the Study of Religion invites submissions of 3,000 to 4,000 words for a special issue addressing the impact of the Arab Spring on the academic study of Islam. We are particularly interested in articles that reflect on … Continue reading

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Divided by Faith?

by Craig Martin It seems to be a common sense notion that people fight over differing religious beliefs. Consider the following paragraph from an NPR news story, which I take to be typical: When Osama bin Laden declared war on … Continue reading

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Semper Ubi Sub Ubi

* This post originally appeared as part of the Religion in Culture Lectures in association with the University of Alabama. by Russell McCutcheon One of the curious items from [last week’s] announcement from the Vatican that Pope Benedict XVI will be stepping … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series 2: Darlene Juschka

Darlene Juschka is a cross-appointed Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Religious Studies at the University of Regina. Juschka is well-published in both fields; her works include Feminism in the Study of Religion: A Reader, (ed. 2001) and Political Bodies/Body Politic: The … Continue reading

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