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“Gender” in/and the Study of Religion

by Stacie Swain How might one approach “gender” and the study of religion, or “gender” in the study of religion? What follows is a critical engagement with how “gender” can intersect with becoming a “scholar”, drawing upon my own experience thus … Continue reading

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A Warm Welcome to a New Addition to the Bulletin’s Staff: Stacie Swain as New Co-Editor of the Blog

We are delighted to welcome Stacie Swain to the editorial board of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion. Over the past year, Adam Miller has been working with Matt Sheedy to oversee the daily work on our blog and … Continue reading

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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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Religious Proximity and Cultural Distance: An Introduction on the East/West Dichotomy

The following is the editorial introduction to the June 2015 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents having already been posted). We offer this editorial here on the blog in order to give … Continue reading

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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a two-part interview with Tim Murphy about his new book, The Politics of Spirit; see part 1 here. Tim Murphy (1956-2013) was Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. … Continue reading

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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 1)

Tim Murphy (1956-2013) was Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His books include Nietzsche, Metaphor, Religion (SUNY Press, 2001) and … Continue reading

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Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group: Call for Papers

Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group The AAR and SBL Meeting Atlanta, Georgia November 21-24 Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:00 PM EST, through http://papers.aarweb.org/ The CTDR group offers an interdisciplinary and international forum for analytical scholars of religion to … Continue reading

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