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Hijacked! Conference in Bonn, Germany

by Leslie Dorrough Smith Note: This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog. Hijacked!: A Critical Treatment of the Public Rhetoric of “Good” and “Bad” Religion was a conference held from June 8-10 in Bonn, Germany, at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft … Continue reading

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The Problem with the Primacy of Primary Sources

by Andie Alexander Note: This post originally appeared on the Studying Religion in Culture blog. Over the past few weeks I have heard repeated talk of primary sources vs. secondary sources, privileging the former over the latter in every case. … Continue reading

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So You’re Not a Priest? Scholars Explain What They Do To Outsiders: Merinda Simmons

In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars to talk about how they describe what they do to outsiders by sharing a story or two, and reflect on how this has affected their identity as scholars of religion. For other … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Love: Scholars Respond to the AAR’s 2016 Conference Theme: Richard Newton

In this new series with the Bulletin, we’ve asked a number of scholars to weigh-in on the theme of this year’s upcoming annual conference for the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX, “revolutionary love.” Our aim is to provide … Continue reading

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What are you up to at this year’s AAR/SBL/NAASR Conference in Atlanta?

‪Tim Langille:‪ I’m going to both of the Religion, Holocaust, Genocide sessions, but am especially looking forward to a Monday session on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide. On Saturday, the Native Traditions in Americas is focusing on the Trail … Continue reading

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Juggling It All: Tips on Research and Writing, Part 3

* This is part three of a feature with the Bulletin on tips for research and writing. Part one can be found here and part two here. Emma Wasserman: I’m sure organization works for a lot of people in a lot of different ways, … Continue reading

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