Category Archives: Theory & Religion Series

Theory & Religion Series: The intimacies of “religion”

by Alexander Rocklin * This post is part of the Theory & Religion Series, where contributors are asked to discuss a current project they are working on, or a book or essay by a particular theorist that they have found … Continue reading

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NAASR Annual Meeting!

In the most recent issue of the Bulletin readers will find a complete program for the annual meeting of the North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR), the academic society with which the Bulletin is affiliated. Of course … Continue reading

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Theory & Religion Series: The Americanization of Religious Minorities

by Rebecca Barrett-Fox * This post is part of the Theory & Religion Series, where contributors are asked to discuss a current project they are working on, or a book or essay by a particular theorist that they have found useful in their … Continue reading

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Rethinking Contested Ground: The Study of Islam in/and the Study of Religion

The following is Matt Sheedy’s introductory essay for the panel of articles on the state and future of Islamic studies, which appears in the November 2014 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents … Continue reading

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Now Published – Bulletin for the Study of Religion 43.4 (November 2014)

The November issue of the Bulletin has been published and is available. Below is the table of contents of this issue, which includes a panel of papers on the current state and future of Islamic studies with contributors building on … Continue reading

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Theory & Religion Series: Talal Asad’s Formations of the Secular

by Eoin O’Mahony * This post is part of the Theory & Religion Series, where contributors are asked to discuss a book or essay by a particular theorist that they have found useful in their teaching and research in the study … Continue reading

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Theory & Religion Series: Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco by Paul Rabinow

by Travis Cooper Paul Rabinow’s Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco (1977) was a game changer. As a novice anthropologist of religion, picking my way slowly through the history of American anthropology—and conducting fieldwork at the same time—encountering Rabinow was nothing less … Continue reading

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