Monthly Archives: August 2011

Call For Papers! Special Issue: “Histories of the End”

In 2012 Relegere: Studies in Religion and Reception will publish a special issue dedicated to reception histories of the end times, however they might be imagined, in religious contexts. We welcome reception histories not only of Christian imaginaries of the … Continue reading

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The Nature and Function of the Religious Studies Book Review (Part 1 of 3): Writing the Book Review

By Philip L. Tite The following essay engages the religious studies book review from a structural, functional, and pedagogical perspective. Due to the size of this essay, it has been divided into three entries for the Bulletin Blog (to be … Continue reading

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Methodological Failures

I’m currently reading Matthew Wood’s Possession, Power, and the New Age, and I’ve found an extremely provocative passage in the conclusion to his second chapter (a summary of “The field of New Age studies”): The transmission of the New Age motif … Continue reading

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