Tag Archives: Bruce Lincoln

Speaking to Outsiders: Can Our Theory Make a Bigger Bang?

by Natasha L. Mikles Every year during November and December, I find myself confronting a very particular problem—one which I am sure is familiar to all of my colleagues, but one we rarely ever discuss: how to explain what we … Continue reading

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Religion Snapshots: Religion and/as Capitalism, Part 2

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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“Religion” and the “Secular” at the 2013 AAR Conference

by Matt Sheedy In a recent Huffington Post article entitled, “How to Find the Secular at the American Academy of Religion,” Brandon G. Withrow points to an increase in the number of panels that were focused on questions of the … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh and the Politics of Memory

by Michael Graziano In the course of preparing a new project on the Vietnam War, I stumbled upon a series of news articles covering Vietnamese President Sang’s visit to the United States last month. After meeting with President Obama at … Continue reading

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Bruce Lincoln’s “How to Read a Religious Text”: An Experiment of Application

Editor’s Note: In the April issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Ipsita Chatterjea published her reflections as part of a round table discussion of Bruce Lincoln’s Gods and Demons, Priests and Scholars: Critical Explorations in the History of Religion (University of … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series: Marsha Aileen Hewitt

This is part of an on-going series with the Bulletin, where critical questions are posed to a variety of scholars on the same topic. Other posts in this series can be found here, here here, and here. It is well known, at least amongst … Continue reading

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SORAAAD BookNotes with the Bulletin: Bruce Lincoln, Gods and Demons, Priests and Scholars

By Ipsita Chatterjea A collection of previously published works and new papers, Gods and Demons, Priests and Scholars: Critical Explorations in the History of Religions (University of Chicago Press, 2012) is Bruce Lincoln’s response to the incomplete transition away from essentialism and … Continue reading

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