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Should We Be Talking to Our Data? A Response to Tenzan Eaghll’s “Brief Letter to Richard Dawkins Regarding ‘Religion’”

By Philip L. Tite In a recent blog, Tenzan Eaghll challenged Richard Dawkins to approach religion with the theoretical insights offered by many in method & theory circles in our discipline, specifically with an eye toward continental philosophy. For Eaghll, … Continue reading

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A Brief Letter to Richard Dawkins Regarding “Religion”

by Tenzan Eaghll Dear Richard Dawkins, Would you please, for the love of all things intellectual and academic, read a book on the study of religion, preferably one by Jonathan Z. Smith, and a book from the continental philosophical tradition, … Continue reading

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On the Muslim Question: White Atheism and Islamophobia, Part 1

by Donovan Schaefer * Follow these links for part 2 and part 3. Karl Marx’s “On the Jewish Question” is a systematic critique of the particularism of religious commitments as an obstacle to the coalescence of the true community of … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of John Errol Ferguson, Part 2

By Joseph Laycock While Judge Glant’s decision was applauded by the families of Ferguson’s victims, its wider implications are disturbing. Richard Dawkins is surely dancing in celebration to see that a judge in a Southern state compared the delusions of … Continue reading

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