Category Archives: Adam Miller

Feeling Rules and the Construction of Sacred Space

by Adam Miller I don’t often think in terms of affect, but I’ve talked enough with Danae Faulk to be mildly familiar with the perspective/vocabulary. (Donovan Schaefer has also given me much to think with in this regard, though I wrote what … Continue reading

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Reflections on Wittgenstein

This post originally appeared on the author’s blog. by Adam T. Miller If you’re friends with me on Facebook, you may have noticed a recent spell of Wittgenstein quotes as status updates. This is because I’ve been doing a quick … Continue reading

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Quick Review: Between History and Myth

This post originally appeared on the author’s blog. by Adam Miller I recently finished reading Bruce Lincoln’s newest English-language book, Between History and Myth: Stories of Harald Fairhair and the Founding of the State. It was neither an easy nor a … Continue reading

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“Common Sense” in the Inquiry of Ugra

by Adam Miller Note: This post originally appeared on the author’s blog. While reading Jan Nattier’s translation of The Inquiry of Ugra (Skt. Ugraparipṛcchā), a work most all scholars associate with the early Mahāyāna, I came across three apparently common sayings in the turn-of-the-Common-Era Buddhist world (Nattier calls them “well-known sayings”). … Continue reading

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NAASR Notes: Adam T. Miller

by Adam T. Miller NAASR Notes is a feature with the Bulletin where we invite members of the North American Association for the Study of Religion to describe books they are reading and/or research and writing projects that will be … Continue reading

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Notes on the film ‘Teenage’

by Adam T. Miller * This post originally appeared on the author’s blog. In “Redescribing ‘Religion and …’ Film: Teaching the Insider/Outsider Problem,” Russell McCutcheon writes: “What makes a particular film a candidate for [religious studies] courses … is usually … Continue reading

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My Inherited Elephant

by Adam T. Miller * This piece originally appeared on the author’s blog. On August 13th, Matt Sheedy’s “Teaching Ethics and/in the World Religions Paradigm” (originally posted here) appeared on the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog. The piece opens with … Continue reading

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