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Death by Area Studies

by Aaron W. Hughes and Randi R. Warne A worrying trend is gaining momentum in the academic study of religion.  There appears to us to be an increasing tendency toward filling professorial vacancies with individuals with PhDs in area studies … Continue reading

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Parodies, the paranormal, and para-academics

by Joseph Laycock * This post is a creative summary of the author’s essay that appears in the latest issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion 42.3 (September 2013), entitled “Laughing Matters: ‘Parody Religions’ and the Command to Compare.” … 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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More than Belief: An Interview with Manuel A. Vásquez (Part 2)

(This is part 2 of a 3 part interview with Manuel A. Vásquez about his recent book, More than Belief; see part 1 here.) Craig Martin: As someone who is similarly theory-minded, I want to introduce theory at the undergraduate … Continue reading

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