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On the Compositional History of Melania Trump’s Plagiarized Address

by Philip L. Tite This post initially appeared on the author’s blog. CNN: Comparing the Speeches This week the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland OH made headlines with a controversial, and somewhat amusing, speech by Melania Trump in … Continue reading

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Diversity is Not Enough (Harvard’s Concealed Theology)

Note: This post originally appeared on Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. by Tenzan Eaghll Did you catch the article that was making the rounds on Facebook last month about a new free online course on religion being offered by … Continue reading

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Media Ideologies, Contested Authenticities, and Socality Barbie

by Travis Cooper @socalitybarbie, 2015’s Instagram sensation, has an impressive 1.3 million followers on the platform, up from just over 7,000 back in September. Although not as popular as @taylorswift (with 60.4 million Instagram followers), @socalitybarbie’s mysterious curator, only recently … Continue reading

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Who Stands with Ahmed and Why?

In this past Monday’s post, Joseph Laycock discusses the Ahmed Mohamed affair–the 14-year old Texas boy arrested for bringing a clock to school, mistaken for a bomb, despite a clear lack of evidence–and asks whether it is “necessary to believe … Continue reading

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On the Nature and Ends of Critique in the Study of Religion: Part Two

Edited by Craig Martin Recently Critical Research in Religion (CRR) posted an editorial titled “How Can Mainstream Approaches Become More Critical,” written by editors Warren S. Goldstein, Roland Boer, Rebekka King, and Jonathan Boyarin. The editorial identified four sites where critique could … Continue reading

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On the Nature and Ends of Critique in the Study of Religion: Part One

Edited by Craig Martin Recently Critical Research in Religion (CRR) posted an editorial titled “How Can Mainstream Approaches Become More Critical,” written by editors Warren S. Goldstein, Roland Boer, Rebekka King, and Jonathan Boyarin. The editorial identified four sites where … Continue reading

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Creating History

by Steven Ramey * This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog. History-making involves the creation of connections between events that generate meaning and order. It is really the same as any storytelling, where the creator of … Continue reading

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