Monthly Archives: May 2017

Bulletin Book Reviews

Last month, the Bulletin for the Study of Religion announced its new book review project. Still in its developing stages, Bulletin Book Reviews will soon have its own tab on the blog site (next to Home and About above) where … 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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Theorizing Religion in the Age of Trump: Megan Goodwin

The election of Donald Trump has given rise to new kind of politics that has already increased tensions between competing groups, including religious groups over issues such as public education, science funding, and a proposed travel ban impacting several Muslim … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Religion Syllabus?: Shannon Trosper Schorey

In this 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 been … Continue reading

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“Gender” in/and the Study of Religion: Cameron Montgomery

                    In this series, the Bulletin asks scholars if and how they critically engage “gender” in the study of religion. Contributors consider how gender intersects with method & theory, pedagogy, professional practices, or matters of … Continue reading

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Challenges, Perspectives, and Directions in the Study of Religion: Reassessing Theoretical and Professional Assumptions

The following is the introduction to the March 2017 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents having already been posted). Although our publisher has kindly made this introduction freely available, we offer this editorial here on … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Religion Syllabus?: Nickolas P. Roubekas

In this 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 been … Continue reading

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