Tag Archives: Thomas Tweed

Now Published: Bulletin for the Study of Religion 46.2 (June 2017)

We are pleased to announce the publication of the June 2017 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion in both online and in print formats. This issue focuses on the theme of “teaching and theorizing religion and food”. … Continue reading

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Invitation to VISOR Survey

Greetings, esteemed Bulletin readers and contributors! We have recently been asked to share some information about the VISOR survey and saw fit to do so. The aim of the survey is to get a good picture of the field; the results, … Continue reading

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The Normative Turn and its Discontents

by Travis Cooper In Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, a 2015 BBC miniseries, an omniscient narrating voice opens the story as the camera hovers over an early modern British town and zooms in to focus on a public house: Some … Continue reading

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Call for Papers, Religion and Movement: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Chicago Divinity School April 15-16, 2016

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Chicago Divinity School April 15-16, 2016 Keynote Speaker: Professor Thomas Tweed The University of Chicago Divinity School is pleased to announce its first annual Graduate Student Conference, to be held on April 15th and … Continue reading

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Definitions are Never Innocent

by Kate Daley-Bailey Russell McCutcheon’s recent post from Culture on the Edge blog has me contemplating definitions. The way that descriptions, encoded in definitions, tacitly reproduce theories, sets of interests, and ways of prioritizing, paying attention & ignoring, is pretty evident in the … Continue reading

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O God of Players: An Interview with Julie Byrne

Julie Byrne grew up in Pennsylvania and completed her B.A. degree in Medieval & Renaissance Studies and Religion at Duke University in 1990. She entered Duke’s graduate program in religion and earned her master’s degree in 1996 and her Ph.D. … Continue reading

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