Category Archives: Politics and Religion

The Origins of the Juggernaut

This post originally appeared on the OUP blog. by Michael J. Altman People deploy the word juggernaut to describe anyone or anything that seems unstoppable, powerful, dominant. The Golden State Warriors, the recent National Basketball Association champions, are a juggernaut. National … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization Series: Tenzan Eaghll

by Tenzan Eaghll In this new feature with the Bulletin, we have asked 21 early career scholars to weigh in on Russell McCutcheon’s Theses on Professionalization, first published in 2007. In his 21 theses, McCutcheon offers advice to young scholars entering (or soon … Continue reading

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Whose Symbol Is It Anyway? The Rainbow in Public Space

                  by Sarah “Moxy” Moczygemba Even the most ubiquitous public symbols have histories and, as such, can result in public debate over use and meaning. Recently, the rainbow has been at the … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization Series: Matthew W. Dougherty

In this feature with the Bulletin, we have asked 21 early career scholars to weigh in on Russell McCutcheon’s Theses on Professionalization, first published in 2007. In his 21 theses, McCutcheon offers advice to young scholars entering (or soon to enter) the job … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Religion Syllabus?: Philip Tite

This post initially appeared on the author’s blog. 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, … Continue reading

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A Canadian Myth of Origin

by Craig Martin This post originally appeared on the author’s blog. The following is an excerpt from a chapter I’m writing for a book on mythmaking and identity formation at public tourist attractions, edited by Erin Roberts and Jennifer Eyl. … Continue reading

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Theorizing Religion in the Age of Trump: Justin K.H. Tse

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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