Tag Archives: Phenomenology

The Fox and the Trap: A Lesson From Hannah Arendt on Theory

by Tenzan Eaghll In 1953, Hannah Arendt wrote an allegorical critique of Heidegger called “Heidegger the fox.” In this allegory, Arendt points out the danger of becoming trapped in a theoretical construction: Once upon a time there was a fox … Continue reading

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An Unsettled Discipline: Reflections and Suggestions in the Study of Religion

By Philip L. Tite The following is the editor’s introduction to the Bulletin for the Study of Religion 41.3 (September 2012), written by Philip Tite. In order to offer our blog readers a sense of what is appearing in the … Continue reading

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“West Virginia is one big portal!” Reflections on the Eleventh Annual Mothman Festival – Part 2

By Joseph Laycock When my partner and I crossed the border into West Virginia, the first thing I noticed were the billboards and radio attack ads. Both parties, it seemed, supported coal and hated the EPA.  An ad for Senator … Continue reading

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More than Belief: An Interview with Manuel A. Vásquez (Part 1)

Manuel A. Vásquez is Associate Professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida and author and editor of several books, including the award-winning The Brazilian Popular Church and the Crisis of Modernity (Cambridge University Press, 1998), Globalizing … Continue reading

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