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Association for the Sociology of Religion Call For Papers: San Francisco, Aug 13-15, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS ASSOCIATION FOR THE SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION 76th Annual Meeting:  RELIGION AS A SOCIAL FORCE San Francisco, CA, August 13-15, 2014 J.W. Marriott Union Square DEADLINES:  Session Proposals are due by March 31, 2014 (submit to the ASR Program … Continue reading

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Reinventing Religious Studies: An Interview with Scott S. Elliott, Part 1

The following is part one of an interview with Scott S. Elliott, who is assistant professor in the Philosophy and Religion department at Adrian College, with a specialty in Biblical Studies. His books include, Reconfiguring Mark’s Jesus: Narrative Criticism After … Continue reading

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AAR Sociology of Religion Group – November 22-26 Baltimore, MD

The American Academy of Religion’s Sociology of Religion Group’s (SOR) core mission is to foster the innovation that emerges when general sociological theory and methodologies are applied to the study of religious phenomena.  This year SOR is sponsoring or co-sponsoring … Continue reading

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Now Published – April Issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion

The most recent issue of the Bulletin has been released, both online and in print versions. The April issue brings together a set of articles on the theme of gender and religion, organized by our associate editor Kirstine Munk. Thank … Continue reading

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Embodying Identity: Instructor As Object Lesson

By Kelly J. Baker “I am implicated in the body ideologies analyzed herein.”—R. Marie Griffith, Born Again Bodies In my 300 level Religions in the U.S. course, I combine my scholarly interest in the methods for studying American religions with … Continue reading

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Painted Nails: Sexism, Privilege, and Desire

Every semester my students execute a deviance project in my “Introduction to Religion” course. I lecture on Pierre Bourdieu’s social theory and the concept of “habitus,” and we talk at length about how social codes are linked with social positions. … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself

Here’s a great line from a student paper: Who coined the term “ladylike”? All ladies aren’t alike.

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