Category Archives: Theory in the Real World

What’s in Your Religion Syllabus? Ian Alexander Cuthbertson

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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Religious Symbols with a Hipster-Sikh Twist

by Matt Sheedy For those paying attention to Canadian politics these days (beyond the occasional swoon-fest over Justin Trudeau, Canada’s “super hot Prime Minister”) one of the more popular figures to have emerged in recent months is Jagmeet Singh, a … 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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Teaching and Theorizing Religion and Food

The following is the editor’s introduction, written by Philip Tite, to the June 2017 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents having already been posted). We offer this editorial, which is also freely … Continue reading

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Now Published: Bulletin for the Study of Religion 46.2 (June 2017)

We are pleased to announce the publication of the June 2017 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion in both online and in print formats. This issue focuses on the theme of “teaching and theorizing religion and food”. … Continue reading

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#naasr2017 Program Announcement: The Things we Study when we Study Religion

Note: This post originally appeared here on the NAASR website. Following NAASR’s annual programs in 2015, devoted to theory, and 2016, on method, the program for 2017 will focus on the things that we, as scholars of religion, study. What, for instance, counts as data? … 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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