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“There is no honor in handbooks,” or is there?

By Cathy Gutierrez Achilles may have measured his kleos—his fame—through both noble and treacherous displays of bravery on the battlefield, but for modern day academics I think it can be measured in the degree of one’s handbook ennui.  Being asked … Continue reading

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SORAAAD BookNotes with the Bulletin: Courtney Bender, The New Metaphysicals

The New Metaphysicals offers a close ethnographic study of self-identified metaphysical practitioners in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area. Bender works to provide a detailed portrait of this community, while also opening up new interpretive frames for thinking about “spirituality” as it … Continue reading

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