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Affecting the Study of Religion: Schaefer, Animality, and Affect Theory

The following is the editor’s introduction, written by Philip Tite, to the double-size September-December 2017 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents having already been posted). We offer this editorial, which is also … Continue reading

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Now Published: Bulletin for the Study of Religion 46.3-4 (September-December 2017)

We are pleased to announce the publication of the double-size September-December 2017 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion in both online and in print formats. This issue of the Bulletin includes a panel of papers engaging affect … Continue reading

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Emoji Dei: Religious Iconography in the Digital Age

by Méadhbh McIvor and Richard Amesbury Editor’s Note: this is an abbreviated presentation of a fully developed article that will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion journal. In September 2016, Rayouf Alhumedhi, a fifteen-year-old high school … Continue reading

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On “Religious Symbols” and the Politics of Perception

by Matt Sheedy On September 10, 2013, the government of Québec made international headlines with the proposal of Bill 60, more commonly known as the “Charter of Values.” The Bill would see restrictions on the wearing of “religious symbols,” requiring … Continue reading

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On Hijabs and Hoodies in Contemporary America

By Summar Shoaib Less than a month after the killing of Trayvon Martin in Florida, Shaima Alawadi, an Iraqi immigrant living with her five children and husband, was found beaten to death in her San Diego home. A note found … Continue reading

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