Tag Archives: Religion and Violence

Introduction: René Girard’s Legacy

                The following is the introduction to the special double-size September-December 2016 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents having already been posted). The introduction to … Continue reading

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Now Published – Bulletin for the Study of Religion 45.3-4 (September-December 2016)

                A special double-size issue of the Bulletin has now been published and is available both online and in print. We are pleased to published this special memorial issue focused on a significant, … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization Series: Tenzan Eaghll

by Tenzan Eaghll In this new feature with the Bulletin, we have asked 21 early career scholars to weigh in on Russell McCutcheon’s Theses on Professionalization, first published in 2007. In his 21 theses, McCutcheon offers advice to young scholars entering (or soon … Continue reading

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Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group, Call for Papers: AAR/SBL Meeting, San Diego, Nov. 22-25, 2014

Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group The AAR and SBL Meeting San Diego California, November 22-25   Deadline:  Monday, March 3, 2014, 5:00 PM EST, through: http://papers.aarweb.org/ Statement of Purpose: Since the end of the Cold War, acts of religiously motivated … 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: New AAR Program Unit Proposal – Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence.

To foster interdisciplinary approaches to and comparative religion analyses in the study of religion and violence we are seeking AAR member signatures to support the creation of a new Program Unit:  “Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence.” At the 2012 … Continue reading

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Religion as Foreign Policy: The Russian Orthodox Church, Syria, and the Christian Community

The New York Times recently reported that the Russian Orthodox Church is mirroring the political position of Russian president Vladimir Putin in its approach to the civil war in Syria: taking a hard-line stance in favor of the Syrian president, … Continue reading

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