Monthly Archives: January 2017

What’s in Your Religion Syllabus?: Joseph Laycock

In this new series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars of religion to share with our readers what’s in their religion syllabus, from a new class or a class they’ve taught for years, reflecting on what has worked, what has … Continue reading

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Better Know a Religion Blog: Sowing the Seed: Fruitful Conversations in Religion, Culture, and Teaching

In this series with the Bulletin–whose title is a play on Stephen Colbert’s “Better Know a District” segment, we ask blog authors/curators to tell us a bit about their blogs’ history, relationship to other blogs in the blogosphere, and typical focus. Other posts in … Continue reading

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Theory & Religion Series: Foucault on Historicism, Struggle, and The People

by Jeffrey Wheatley * This post is part of the Theory & Religion Series, where contributors are asked to discuss a book or essay by a particular theorist that they have found useful in their teaching and research in the study … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Religion Syllabus?

by Matt Sheedy This semester I’m taking my first stab at teaching a class dealing with issues in science and religion. Although this is familiar terrain, I’m yet to go through the process of trial and error that teaching any … Continue reading

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Privilege, Religion, and Identity Markers

by Philip L. Tite This post originally appeared on the author’s blog. Last semester I taught two sections of a course on the topic of religion and violence. A key theme in the course is that violence is not simply … Continue reading

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A Merry Muslim Christmas!

by Philip L. Tite This post originally appeared on the author’s blog on Christmas Day. So as it is Christmas Day — and for the first time in three years I’m actually celebrating Christmas (long story) — I wanted to … Continue reading

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Calling All Concepts! New NAASR Book Series

By K. Merinda Simmons (University of Alabama) There’s a new book series you should know about. I’m very happy to serve as editor of the Concepts in the Study of Religion: Critical Primers—an Equinox Publishing series, published in association with … Continue reading

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