Author Archives: Stacie Swain

Hijacked! Conference in Bonn, Germany

by Leslie Dorrough Smith Note: This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog. Hijacked!: A Critical Treatment of the Public Rhetoric of “Good” and “Bad” Religion was a conference held from June 8-10 in Bonn, Germany, at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft … Continue reading

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How to Resist Christian Hegemony: Reflections on the #RAAC2017 Biennial

                  by Travis Cooper Just this last weekend I had the privilege of attending the 5th Biennial Conference for the Study of Religion and American Culture held in Indianapolis. I started coming … Continue reading

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Joint statement on the European Academy of Religion by the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) and the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR)

Editors Note: See below for the European Association for the Study of Religions and the International Association for the History of Religions joint statement regarding the European Academy of Religion, released on May 24th, 2017. You can view the original here. Joint statement on the … 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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“Gender” in/and the Study of Religion

by Stacie Swain How might one approach “gender” and the study of religion, or “gender” in the study of religion? What follows is a critical engagement with how “gender” can intersect with becoming a “scholar”, drawing upon my own experience thus … Continue reading

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