Tag Archives: Suzanne Owen

What’s in Your Religion Syllabus?: Philip Tite

This post initially appeared on the author’s blog. 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, … Continue reading

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Teaching Beyond the World Religions Paradigm?

By Philip L. Tite Currently I am teaching an undergraduate course, Introductions to Western Religions. This introductory course (along with its companion course, Introduction to Eastern Religions) is a common one in universities across North America. These are the basic … Continue reading

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Juggling It All: Tips on Research and Writing, Part 3

* This is part three of a feature with the Bulletin on tips for research and writing. Part one can be found here and part two here. Emma Wasserman: I’m sure organization works for a lot of people in a lot of different ways, … Continue reading

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NAASR Workshop Announcement: Introducing Theory in the Classroom, San Diego, Nov. 23, 2014

Workshop: Introducing Theory in the Classroom Sunday, November 23, 2:45 PM-5:05 PM—Marriott Marquis-Solana. This NAASR workshop is in conjunction with the AAR/SBL annual meeting. This workshop—limited to approximately 15 participants—will focus on practical steps for introducing theory in the classroom. … Continue reading

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North American Association for the Study of Religion: 2014 Annual Meeting, San Diego

Friday, November 21—Monday, November 24 Friday Exectuive Council Meeting 8:30 AM-9:20 AM—Hilton Bayfront-Aqua Boardroom Author Meets Readers: Elizabeth Pritchard’s Religion in Public: Locke’s Political Theology 9:30 AM-12:00 PM—Hilton Bayfront-303 This panel brings together scholars from different fields to discuss Elizabeth Pritchard’s … Continue reading

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On Maps and Territories: Some Thoughts on Confronting the World Religions Paradigm

by Matt Sheedy In a recent blog post, Steven Ramey discusses his own teaching strategy of assigning and analyzing a traditional “world religions” textbook when teaching an introductory course. As he writes, The textbook represents one version of the common … Continue reading

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Some Post-Colonial Narratives on Spirituality and Yoga

by Matt Sheedy A friend of mine recently tipped me to a website and Facebook group called Decolonizing Yoga. The group describes itself as committed to Challenging racism, patriarchy, capitalism, colonialism, ableism, heteronormativity and privilege within yoga and spirituality. A … Continue reading

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