Tag Archives: ethnography

“Gender” in/and the Study of Religion: Cameron Montgomery

                    In this series, the Bulletin asks scholars if and how they critically engage “gender” in the study of religion. Contributors consider how gender intersects with method & theory, pedagogy, professional practices, or matters of … Continue reading

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Scholarship From The Road: Social Stuctures and Temple Ornaments

By Deeksha Sivakumar When we do ethnography on the road, we constantly encounter visual evidence that bears upon so much of the theoretical jargon we wrestle with in seminars, be it challenging or reinforcing. Take, for example, the iconic Tamil … Continue reading

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Scholarship From The Road: “Being Someone”

by Deeksha Sivakumar Who would have thought that one of the hardest questions I ask myself every morning during fieldwork is “what to wear?” In order to be remembered or valued in society we all lay somewhere on a spectrum … Continue reading

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The Author of the Bible Revealed! And it’s you.

Brian Malley is the author of How the Bible Works: An Anthropological Study of Evangelical Biblicism (AltaMira, 2004), and a key player in the midst of some innovative new anthropological studies examining Bible-reading communities. In a recent article, “Understanding the Bible’s Influence,” Malley … Continue reading

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