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Something I Learned from J.Z. Smith: Bruce Woll

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 on December 30, 2017. For other posts in the series see here. by Bruce Woll My … Continue reading

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Something I Learned from J.Z. Smith: William O’Connor

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 on December 30, 2017. For other posts in the series see here. by William O’Connor, with the … Continue reading

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Something I Learned from J.Z. Smith: Brett Colasacco

  This is part of a series where scholars reflect on something they’ve learned from the influential work of Jonathan Z. Smith, who died on December 30, 2017. For other posts in the series see here. by Brett Colasacco This … 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: Andrew Durdin

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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Imagine 7: A Secular Retreat – A Report from the Field, Part Two

by Matt Sheedy For part one in this series of posts, see here. Imagine 7: A Secular Retreat, which I recently attended in Toronto from June 2-4, is the seventh annual Imagine No Religion conference that was started by Bill Ligertwood and … Continue reading

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When We Forget Our Roots

by Aaron Hughes I have been asked to respond to Rachel Fulton Brown’s piece at the University of Chicago Divinity’s School Sightings. I’ll leave it to others to adjudicate her political leanings or apparent support for Milo Yiannopoulos’ cross-country speaking … Continue reading

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