Monthly Archives: October 2015

Disruptive Narratives and the “Funny” in Religion

By Philip L. Tite In the most recent issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Catherine Caufield (Athabasca University) offers a fascinating analysis of several modern fictional accounts of the life of Jesus. She looks at Nikos Kanzantzakis’ … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization: Kelly J. Baker

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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NAASR Membership and the Bulletin for the Study of Religion: An Important Announcement and a Personal Reflection

  By Philip L. Tite As the editor of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, I am delighted to share the recent announcement that Equinox Publishing (our publisher) and the North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR) … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization: Adrian Hermann

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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Statement from the ISSRNC on the Proposed Closure of the Religion Department at the University of Stirling

September 16, 2015 To: Professor Richard Oram and Professor Gerry McCormac Re: Proposed Closure of the Religion department at the University of Stirling On behalf of the Board of Directors of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and … Continue reading

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Field Notes: Announcing a New Academic Society for the Study of Christian Apocrypha!

Students and scholars of the Christian Apocrypha are encouraged to become members of a new scholarly association: the North American Society for the Study of Christian Apocryphal Literature (NASSCAL). The association made its formal debut in an announcement at the … Continue reading

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Field Notes: International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture Announcements

*   Call for Nominations: ISSRNC Lifetime Achievement Award. *   Registration for the ISSRNC 2016 Conference Religion, Science and the Future, now open *   Prize for Best Student Conference Paper, Religion, Science and the Future. Call for Nominations: ISSRNC Lifetime achievement … Continue reading

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