Monthly Archives: August 2015

NAASR Notes: Adam T. Miller

by Adam T. Miller NAASR Notes is a feature with the Bulletin where we invite members of the North American Association for the Study of Religion to describe books they are reading and/or research and writing projects that will be … Continue reading

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Star Wars and Religion

“May the Force be with you.” “And also with you.” Note: This post originally appear on the Feeling the Force blog. by Kate Daley-Bailey If you were to catch the end of any conversation I have with my family, you … Continue reading

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How to Organize the World Religions Survey (?)

by Charles McCrary Earlier this year, during the spring semester, I wrote a post about my teaching world religions and the possibility of using a tentative definition of “religion.” In the post I briefly considered how the course might look … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization: Emily D. Crews

In this series with the Bulletin, we have asked 21 early career scholars to weigh in on Russell McCutcheon’s Theses on Professionalization, first published in 2007. In his 21 theses, McCutcheon offers advice to young scholars entering (or soon to enter) the job … Continue reading

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The Enduring Appeal of the Missionary Position Revisited

by Matt Sheedy In August 2013, I wrote a blog post entitled, “The Enduring Appeal of the Missionary Position: Some Contemporary Representations of Native-Jesuit Relations,” based on a trip that I took to a well-known shrine and museum in the … Continue reading

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Teaching Beyond the World Religions Paradigm?

By Philip L. Tite Currently I am teaching an undergraduate course, Introductions to Western Religions. This introductory course (along with its companion course, Introduction to Eastern Religions) is a common one in universities across North America. These are the basic … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization: Barbara Krawcowicz

In this series with the Bulletin, we have asked 21 early career scholars to weigh in on Russell McCutcheon’s Theses on Professionalization, first published in 2007. In his 21 theses, McCutcheon offers advice to young scholars entering (or soon to enter) the job … Continue reading

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