Tag Archives: Science

The Magical Religion of Richard Dawkins

by Tenzan Eaghll Have you heard the good news? The world is not a dark and dreary place of myth but is filled with true magic and wonder! No longer must you live under the weight of sin and myth … Continue reading

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“We’re here to talk about religion”: A Few Examples for Teaching Classification

by Charles McCrary This post’s titular sentence was spoken Friday morning by a student during first lecture of the semester. It was a protest, playful but betraying frustration. She was sitting in the front row of a packed classroom, spending … Continue reading

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SORAAAD BookNotes with the Bulletin: Allison P. Courdet, Religion, Magic, and Science in Early Modern Europe and America

This week’s “book note” looks at a very recent attempt to locate the comparative category “magic” in larger historical and discursive contexts,  Allison P. Courdet, Religion, Magic, and Science in Early Modern Europe and America (Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2011). Courdet … Continue reading

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