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Theory + Method = Methodology

by Richard K. Payne A post on this site some time ago highlighted the continuing struggles of graduate students with the categories of theory and method. The author, Stacie Swain, said that she was “searching for the method upon which … Continue reading

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This Modern Life

by Russell McCutcheon * Note: this post originally appeared on the Practicum, Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. There’s a—in my opinion—facile approach to binaries that now seems to be all the rage: binaries are bad, we’re told, and we somehow … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Structuralism: An Interview with Paul-François Tremlett (Part 2)

I interviewed Paul-François Tremlett in early 2012, hoping to draw out some of the links between his 2008 book Lévi-Strauss on Religion: The Structuring Mind (Equinox Publishing) and the relevance of the anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss for the contemporary study of … Continue reading

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Laptops and theory in the Religious Studies classroom

Do you let your students bring their laptops to class? Personally, I’m torn. I love gadgets and hate to sound like a Luddite, but most of the research I’ve seen — not to mention my own experience — suggests that … Continue reading

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