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Imagine 7: A Secular Retreat – A Report from the Field, Part One

by Matt Sheedy The very popular Imagine No Religion conference/convention and gathering for atheists, agnostics, skeptics, and non-believers of all stripes is being held this year in Toronto, the first time the yearly event has journeyed from its British Columbia … Continue reading

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Field Notes: Announcing a New Academic Society for the Study of Christian Apocrypha!

Students and scholars of the Christian Apocrypha are encouraged to become members of a new scholarly association: the North American Society for the Study of Christian Apocryphal Literature (NASSCAL). The association made its formal debut in an announcement at the … Continue reading

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Texts and Their Scholars: The Co-Production of Texts, Audiences, and Communities

The following is the editorial introduction to the September 2015 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents having already been posted), written by our managing editor Arlene Macdonald (University of Texas Medical Branch). … Continue reading

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Now Published – Bulletin for the Study of Religion 44.3 (September 2015)

The September issue of the Bulletin has now been published and is available. Below is the table of contents of this issue, which includes a panel of papers emerging from an AAR/SBL Panel on Religion Past and Present. This issue … Continue reading

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Now Published – Bulletin for the Study of Religion 43.2 (April 2014)

The April issue of the Bulletin has been published and is available. Below is the table of contents of this issue, which includes a set of papers on the topic of “Bodies on Display”.  After Rachel McBride Lindsey’s introduction the … Continue reading

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FIELD NOTES: New AAR Group Announcement: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence

We are pleased to announce AAR approval for a new program unit on Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence, beginning in 2013 and continuing for five years.  Current chairs are Michael Jerryson (Eckerd College) and Margo Kitts (Hawai’i Pacific University), … Continue reading

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Field Notes: Conference on Religion and Law in America

The Florida State University Department of Religion is pleased to announce the Conference on Religion and Law in America March 22-23, 2013 Tallahassee, Florida This conference will address the evolving relationship between religion and law throughout American history. Dr. Winnifred … Continue reading

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