Tag Archives: Russell McCutcheon

So You’re Not a Priest? Scholars Explain What They Do to Outsiders: Stacie Swain

In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars to talk about how they describe what they do to outsiders by sharing a story or two, and reflect on how this has affected their identity as scholars of religion. For other … Continue reading

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So You’re Not a Priest? Scholars Explain What They Do to Outsiders: Adam J. Powell

In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars to talk about how they describe what they do to outsiders by sharing a story or two, and reflect on how this has affected their identity as scholars of religion. For other … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Religion Syllabus? Scholars Give Advice on Where to Start

In this series with the Bulletin, we ask scholars of religion to share with our readers what’s in their religion syllabus, from a new class or a class they’ve taught for years, reflecting on what has worked, what has been … Continue reading

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Something I Learned From J.Z. Smith: Russell McCutcheon

This post originally appeared on the Studying Religion in Culture blog at the University of Alabama This is part of a new series where scholars reflect on something they’ve learned from the influential work of Jonathan Z. Smith, who died … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization: Vincent Burgess

In this series 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 to enter) the job … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization: Nickolas Roubekas

In this series 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 to enter) the job … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization: Jennifer Collins-Elliott

Thesis #11. While higher education is organized so as to train ever increasing specialists–a process that begins with surveys and broad course work, examines candidates on their knowledge in general areas, and then culminates in writing a dissertation on a … Continue reading

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