Tag Archives: Craig Martin

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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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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“And You Shall Call His Name Jesus”

* This article was initially posted on the Culture on the Edge blog. by Monica Miller What’s in a name? Well apparently a whole lot according to one judge in Eastern, Tennessee, Child Support Magistrate Lu Ann Ballew, who not too … Continue reading

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A little simple, perhaps, but useful! On the Reza Aslan affair

by Ian Brown First, an admission. While I have watched Fox News anchor Lauren Green’s interview with Reza Aslan, I have not read his book and likely will not. Based on the book’s chapter headings, bibliography, indebtedness to N.T. Wright, James … Continue reading

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On Maps and Territories: Some Thoughts on Confronting the World Religions Paradigm

by Matt Sheedy In a recent blog post, Steven Ramey discusses his own teaching strategy of assigning and analyzing a traditional “world religions” textbook when teaching an introductory course. As he writes, The textbook represents one version of the common … Continue reading

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Now Published – Bulletin for the Study of Religion 42.1 (February 2013)

The February issue of the Bulletin has been published and is available in both print and electronic versions. Below is the table of contents of this issue, which includes a set of papers emerging from the 2011 Society of Biblical … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series: Craig Martin

The Critical Questions Series is a new feature with the Bulletin, where a variety of scholars address controversial issues within the field of religious studies. Today’s response is from Craig Martin, assistant professor at St. Thomas Aquinas College. It is well … Continue reading

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