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Making Sense—and Nonsense—of ‘Religious Terrorism’

by Simon Frankel Pratt One does not have to engage all that deeply with popular and academic conversations on terrorism before religion shows up. These days, and especially in the media, such conversations mainly consider one religion in particular, but … Continue reading

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Religion Snapshots: Michael Walzer, Islam, and the Left

Religion Snapshots is a feature with the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog, where a number of contributors are asked to briefly comment on popular news items or pressing theoretical issues in the field, especially topics relating to definitions, classification, and method … Continue reading

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Sam Harris: You Are My Data

by Matt Sheedy As a scholar of religions, I find your arguments about religion both frustrating and wrongheaded, which is a sentiment that is shared by most of my colleagues, though often for different reasons. Your recent post, “Why I … Continue reading

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Israel and Palestine: Tit for Tat?

by Craig Martin I originally wrote the following post in October 2012. While I think much of the news coverage on Israel and Palestine still ignores the disparities of power between the two, we might be witnessing a change. Note, … Continue reading

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