Category Archives: Kate Daley-Bailey

Religion Snapshots: Jesus’ Got a Gun

Religion Snapshots is a feature with the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog, where a number of contributors are asked to briefly comment on popular news items or pressing theoretical issues in the field, especially those topics relating to definitions, classification … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Remains: Teaching Multiple Jesi

by Kate Daley-Bailey Motivated by not a little shameless self-promotion and a pseudo-masochistic desire for undergraduate feedback on my work, I ventured to present my Introduction to Religious Thought class with a ‘Jesus’ with which they are entirely unfamiliar, the … Continue reading

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History, Story, and Multinarratives

by Kate Daley-Bailey In their latest book, Ancient and Modern Religion and Politics: Negotiating Transitive Spaces and Hybrid Identities, Carolyn M. Jones Medine and John Randolph LeBlanc explore Indian politician and psychologist Ashis Nandy’s rendering of storytelling as a modality which … Continue reading

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Religion Snapshots: On the Uses of “Data,” Part 2

Religion Snapshots is a new feature with the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog, where a number of contributors are asked to briefly comment on popular news items or pressing theoretical issues in the field, especially those topics relating to definitions, … Continue reading

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Definitions are Never Innocent

by Kate Daley-Bailey Russell McCutcheon’s recent post from Culture on the Edge blog has me contemplating definitions. The way that descriptions, encoded in definitions, tacitly reproduce theories, sets of interests, and ways of prioritizing, paying attention & ignoring, is pretty evident in the … Continue reading

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Randian Individualism and the Obfuscation of the Young, White Male Demographic

by Kate Daley-Bailey While the rhetoric revolving around the recent mass shooting at an Connecticut school has been reduced to a gun-control or mental health policy argument, I would like to highlight a different troubling trend in American media culture, … Continue reading

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Theorizing Zombies

[This paper was presented at the AAR's Southeast Regional Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR) yearly conference in Atlanta on March 3, 2o12, as part of a panel on "Zombies and Zombie Apocalypses."] By Kate Dailey-Baley The zombie genre … Continue reading

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