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Differentiating Fields

by Craig Martin S. Brent Plate’s recent post at Religion Dispatches suggests that when it comes to religious studies, scholars are, in a sense, both insiders and outsiders at the same time. He comes to this conclusion through a comparison of the … Continue reading

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A Plea to Critique the Pope’s Pity

by Tenzan Eaghll Since the election of Pope Francis I in March, 2013, the media has effectively given the Pope a free pass on account of his acts of pity. Bathing him in unquestioning acceptance, news agencies around the world … Continue reading

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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 2)

(This is part 2 of a two-part interview with Tim Murphy about his new book, The Politics of Spirit; see part 1 here.) Craig Martin: In your book you argue that the Eurocentrism or ethnocentrism of the phenomenology of religion … Continue reading

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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 1)

Tim Murphy is currently Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His books include Nietzsche, Metaphor, Religion (SUNY Press, 2001) … Continue reading

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More than Belief: An Interview with Manuel A. Vásquez (Part 3)

(This is the final part of a 3 part interview with Manuel A. Vásquez about his recent book, More than Belief; see part 1 here and part 2 here.) CM: Here’s a second critical question. I am open-minded about cognitive science … 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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