Category Archives: Pedagogy

When White Supremacists Come To Town

by Rebekka King This post originally appeared on the Wabash Center blog. Editor’s note: While this post initially appeared on October 26, just prior to a white supremacists rally in both Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee, its on-going implications remain as relevant … Continue reading

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Theses on Professionalization: Jennifer Collins-Elliott

Thesis #11. While higher education is organized so as to train ever increasing specialists–a process that begins with surveys and broad course work, examines candidates on their knowledge in general areas, and then culminates in writing a dissertation on a … Continue reading

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European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) Conference in Leuven, 2017

by Teemu Taira and Suzanne Owen The annual conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) took place in Leuven, Belgium, in September 2017. It was organized by BABEL, the Belgian Association for the Study of Religions. … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Religion Syllabus? Ian Alexander Cuthbertson

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, reflecting on what has worked, what has been … Continue reading

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Looking Over and Overlooking

by Russell McCutcheon This post originally appeared on the Studying Religion in Culture blog of the University of Alabama. Malory Nye’s tweet, the other day, got me thinking… So I replied: For a while, now, I’ve had this feeling: as … Continue reading

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The Social Functions of Obligatory Denunciations

by Craig Martin This post originally appeared on the author’s blog. In preparation for a new course I’m teaching this fall, I’ve been reading a great deal on Islam. I’ve surveyed both scholarly and popular narratives on Islam, particularly as … Continue reading

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Are Personal Websites Valuable for Grads on the Market?

by Shannon Schorey Several months ago I utilized my professional networks on social media to ask a question that had been on my mind for sometime: are personal websites valuable for grads on the market? Ultimately I decided, for me, … Continue reading

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