Tag Archives: religious studies

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

Posted in Pedagogy, Religion and Theory, Theory and Method | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Joseph Laycock, Natasha Mikles, Religion and Popular Culture, Religion and Society, Religion in the News, South Asian Studies, Theory in the Real World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Kate Daley-Bailey, Pedagogy, Religion and Society, Religion and Theory, Theory and Method, Theory in the Real World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Academy, Announcements, Editorial, Religion and Popular Culture, Religion and Society, Religion and Theory, Religion in the News, Theory and Method, Theory in the Real World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Now Published – Bulletin for the Study of Religion 43.2 (April 2014)

The April issue of the Bulletin has been published and is available. Below is the table of contents of this issue, which includes a set of papers on the topic of “Bodies on Display”.  After Rachel McBride Lindsey’s introduction the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Matt Sheedy, Religion and Popular Culture, Religion and Society, Religion and Theory, Religion in the News, Steven Ramey, Theory and Method, Theory in the Real World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mind the Gap

* This post initially appear on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion Pedagogy blog. By Russell T. McCutcheon I’ve often heard scholars talk about the frustrating gap between their research and teaching. Depending on the type of institution in which you … Continue reading

Posted in Pedagogy, Religion and Society, Religion and Theory | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Call for Panels “Dynamics of Religion: Past and Present” – XXI IAHR World Congress 2015 in Erfurt

The International Association for the History of Religions invites contributions from all disciplines of religious studies and related fields of research to allow for broad, interdisciplinary discussion of the Congress topic to register their panels for the XXI World Congress … Continue reading

Posted in Academy, Announcements, Call for papers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment