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Update on Responses to the AAR Annual Conference Theme for 2016

by Philip L. Tite. The American Academy of Religion is the largest professional society for scholars studying religion. The annual meeting (held jointly with the Society of Biblical Literature), held in different cities each year in North America, draws around 8,000 academics … Continue reading

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World Religions, American Religions, the Object of Study, and an Ode to Bruce Lincoln

by Charles McCrary This post originally appeared, in a slightly different version, at the group blog Religion in American History. This year I’ve been teaching “world religions” for the first time. I knew I would be required to do it … Continue reading

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Names and Things

Note: This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog. by Russell McCutcheon Have you heard? There’s a new theory as to where the term “eskimo” originated. Click the above image to read the brief article, but here’s … Continue reading

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What’s in a name, a name rearranged? Part 2

by Stacie A. Swain Note: Note: This post originally appeared on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. For part one, see here. Words matter.[i] When I began to understand deconstruction as a method, I felt like I no longer knew how to speak (I’m … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Love: Scholars Respond to the AAR’s 2016 Conference Theme: Richard Newton

In this new series with the Bulletin, we’ve asked a number of scholars to weigh-in on the theme of this year’s upcoming annual conference for the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX, “revolutionary love.” Our aim is to provide … Continue reading

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If I Only Knew Then … Tenured Scholars on Professionalization: Greg B. Johnson

On the heels of a successful series based on Russell McCutcheon’s Theses on Professionalization, where 21 early career scholars weighed-in on a separate thesis, we at the Bulletin would like to continue with the theme of professionalization as it relates to mid-to-late career scholars, asking … Continue reading

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If I Only Knew Then … Tenured Scholars on Professionalization: Nicola Denzey Lewis

by Nicola Denzey Lewis, Brown University On the heels of a successful series based on Russell McCutcheon’s Theses on Professionalization, where 21 early career scholars weighed-in on a separate thesis, we at the Bulletin would like to continue with the theme of professionalization as it … Continue reading

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