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Let’s Talk “Religion”: A Politically and Culturally Embedded Product

By Philip L. Tite The following is the editorial introduction to the most recent issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (43.1, February 2014). We offer this introduction here in order to give readers of the Bulletin’s blog a sense … Continue reading

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Sociology of Religion Group Call for Papers for the 2014 AAR in San Diego

Sociology of Religion Group The AAR and SBL Meeting San Diego California  November 22-25 Deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014, 5:00 PM EST through PAPERS Call for Papers (PDF):  The Sociology of Religion Group (SOR) provides a forum for the discussion of empirical … Continue reading

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Special Issue of “Humor and Religion”

The following is the editorial introduction to the most recent issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (42.3, September 2013), written by co-editor, Kelly Baker. We offer this here in order to give readers of the blog a sense … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK SERIES! “Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture”

Equinox Publishing has launched a new book series for its line of books in the study of religion and invites manuscripts and book proposals. Both single author and multi-author works are welcome. “Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture” (SARC), edited … Continue reading

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Gnostic Experiences and Attachment Parenting

Editor’s Note: In the recent issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Stephen Bush offers an essay entitled, “The Philosophy of Religious Experience and the Nag Hammadi Texts: A Response to Kaler and Tite.” In this blog, Bush outlines his … Continue reading

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FIELD NOTES: “Religion, Migration, Mutation” – Call for Panels and Papers is Now Open

European Association for the Study of Religions Annual Conference, Liverpool Hope University. 3rd-6th September 2013 The 12th EASR Annual Conference will be hosted by the British Association for the Study of Religions at Liverpool Hope University, 3-6 September 2013. The … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series 2: K. Merinda Simmons

            In this second instalment of the Critical Questions Series, we ask scholars of religion how they negotiate the difficult line between “politics” and scholarship. The previous responses can be found here, here, here, here, here, here and here. The line between … Continue reading

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