Category Archives: Religion and Theory

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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NAASR Membership, the Bulletin, and Access to Religious Studies Resources

‘Tis the season when academics renew their memberships or take out new membership in the various academic associations that we join to not only further our research and network with colleagues, but also to declare our professional identities (yes, which … Continue reading

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Highlighting NAASR Research! A Call for Submissions

As a publication affiliated with the North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR), and published by Equinox, the Bulletin for the Study of Religion wants to highlight recent and forthcoming publications by NAASR members, especially books and articles … Continue reading

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Teaching Theory in the Introductory Classroom

This is part of an ongoing series of posts in a collaborative effort between the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy and the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blogs. On November 23, 2014, approximately 20 scholars of religion, from grad students to more … Continue reading

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“All of the evil that he represents for me…”

by Russell McCutcheon This post originally appeared on the Studying Religion in Culture blog. Seeing cheering crowds in Miami celebrating Fidel Castro’s death, made me think a little about our disdain when there were rumors of people cheering after the twin … Continue reading

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