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Theory & Religion Series: The Americanization of Religious Minorities

by Rebecca Barrett-Fox * This post is part of the Theory & Religion Series, where contributors are asked to discuss a current project they are working on, or a book or essay by a particular theorist that they have found useful in their … Continue reading

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“We’re here to talk about religion”: A Few Examples for Teaching Classification

by Charles McCrary This post’s titular sentence was spoken Friday morning by a student during first lecture of the semester. It was a protest, playful but betraying frustration. She was sitting in the front row of a packed classroom, spending … Continue reading

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Religion Snapshots: On the Uses of “Atheism”

Religion Snapshots is a new 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 those topics relating to definitions, … Continue reading

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