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Teaching Beyond the World Religions Paradigm?

By Philip L. Tite Currently I am teaching an undergraduate course, Introductions to Western Religions. This introductory course (along with its companion course, Introduction to Eastern Religions) is a common one in universities across North America. These are the basic … Continue reading

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A is for Adjunct, Part 1

by Kate Daley-Bailey “Hello, my name is Kate and I am an adjunct.” Crowd’s unenthusiastic response… “Hi, Kate…” This is the cliché introduction which members of Alcoholics Anonymous use when greeting new inductees. While I am not trying to make … Continue reading

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Compare, Comparing, Comparison

By Matt Sheedy For the past few years I have taught a class called ethics in world religions, which I inherited—textbook and all—from a course designed for on-line consumption. While I had initial reservations about teaching from a standard phenomenological … Continue reading

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Does Religion Need Rescuing? Behold the Knights in Shining Armor!

By Philip L. Tite I recently received the Fall/Winter issue of McGill News, the alumni magazine for McGill University. Although I normally don’t find much in the McGill News of interest (usually I find articles on business or technological advances, … Continue reading

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