Nothing Could be Further from the Truth - Collected Columns of Reed M. N. Weep, 1997-2011 - Reed M.N. Weep

Nothing Could be Further from the Truth - Collected Columns of Reed M. N. Weep, 1997-2011 - Reed M.N. Weep

HITTING ROCK BOTTOM WITH REED M. N. WEEP

Nothing Could be Further from the Truth - Collected Columns of Reed M. N. Weep, 1997-2011 - Reed M.N. Weep

Craig Prentiss [+-]
Rockhurst University
Craig R. Prentiss is a Professor of Religious Studies at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the author of Staging Faith: Religion and African American Theater from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II (NYU 2014), and editor of Religion and the Creation of Race and Ethnicity: An Introduction (NYU 2003).

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This collection brings together some of the columns written by Reed M. N. Weep and published beginning in 1997 to his disappearance in 2011 in the Bulletin for the Study of Religion and its precursor, the Bulletin of the Council of Societies for the Study of Religion. The columns satirize the academic discipline of religious studies, contemporary university life, and popular culture. There is little here that rises to the level of Truth (with a capital T). Instead the emphasis is on humor, trutH (with a capital H). The book includes introductions by Russell McCutcheon, Craig Prentiss, Scott Elliott, Craig Martin, and Weep’s student, Alumno Sinllanto.

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Prentiss, Craig. HITTING ROCK BOTTOM WITH REED M. N. WEEP. Nothing Could be Further from the Truth - Collected Columns of Reed M. N. Weep, 1997-2011. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 4-7 Jun 2016. ISBN 9781781791462. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=24355. Date accessed: 11 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.24355. Jun 2016

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