Tag Archives: Religion

Assuming Identity

by Monica Miller * This post originally appeared on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. On the first day of each of my classes, I ask students a simple question: What pronoun do you prefer? Usually, the question … Continue reading

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This Modern Life

by Russell McCutcheon * Note: this post originally appeared on the Practicum, Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. There’s a—in my opinion—facile approach to binaries that now seems to be all the rage: binaries are bad, we’re told, and we somehow … Continue reading

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Honesty Is the Best Pedagogy

by K. Merinda Simmons Note: This post originally appeared on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. When I teach my Introduction to Religious Studies class, I always require that my students read a very short essay by J. … Continue reading

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How to Get Undergrads to Begin to Disbelieve – Start with the Days of the Week

* This post initially appear on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion Pedagogy blog. We are pleased to share this pedagogical piece here on the Bulletin‘s blog and we encourage readers to check out other valuable posts on the Practicum blog. … Continue reading

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Offerings for the Loch Ness Monster—a Sign of Buddhism’s Arrival in the West

By Joseph P. Laycock and Natasha L. Mikles While discussing construction of the upcoming Karma Kagyu Tibetan Buddhist practice center near Loch Ness, Lama Gelongma Zangmo of Scotland has suggested that the Loch Ness Monster can be regarded as a … Continue reading

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Misreading: What is the Ku Klux Klan doing in Spain?

* This post initially appear on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion Pedagogy blog. We are pleased to share this pedagogical piece here on the Bulletin‘s blog and we encourage readers to check out other valuable posts on the Practicum blog. By … Continue reading

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Bringing Religion into View

The following is the editorial introduction to the April 2014 issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion (the full table of contents having already been posted). We offer this here on the blog in order to give readers … Continue reading

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