Monthly Archives: April 2016

What’s in a name, a name rearranged? Part 2

by Stacie A. Swain Note: Note: This post originally appeared on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. For part one, see here. Words matter.[i] When I began to understand deconstruction as a method, I felt like I no longer knew how to speak (I’m … Continue reading

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For the Good or the Guild? Scholars Respond to Kate Daley-Bailey: Jason Sager

In this series, a number of scholars respond to Kate Daley-Bailey’s provocative essay, “For  the Good or the ‘Guild’: An Open Letter to the American Academy of Religion,” which appears in the most recent issue of the Bulletin journal, Vol 44, No. 4 (2015). … Continue reading

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What’s in a name, a name rearranged? Part 1

Note: This post originally appeared on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. by Stacie A. Swain Recently I wrote a response to an editorial in Critical Research on Religion (CRR).The editorial debates a ‘critical religion’ versus a ‘critical theory of religion’ approach. An earlier piece … Continue reading

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Them Snake Handlers Are Crazy, Right?

by Matt Sheedy It is rare that a blog post materializes late at night, the night before posting, as this one did, though a fit of creative energy with a dash of serendipity made it so. Just yesterday I came … Continue reading

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Religious Diversity: Transitions, Intersections, Flashpoints, and Institutions

The following is the introduction to the March 2016 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents having already been posted), written by Lori Beaman (University of Ottawa), who is the director of the … Continue reading

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Now Published – Bulletin for the Study of Religion 45.1 (March 2016)

The March issue of the Bulletin has now been published and is available. Below is the table of contents of this issue, which includes a set of papers arising from the Religion and Diversity Project; a major, seven-year research endeavor … Continue reading

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Laying it All Out: On Moving from Dissertation-to-Book Series: Donovan Schaefer

by Donovan Schaefer In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars who have published in the field to share some insights on the dissertation-to-book process–what to do, what to avoid, to put it all together. For other posts in this … Continue reading

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