Entanglements - Marking Place in the Field of Religion - Russell T. McCutcheon

Entanglements - Marking Place in the Field of Religion - Russell T. McCutcheon

Ideology and the Problem of Naming: A Reply (1991)

Entanglements - Marking Place in the Field of Religion - Russell T. McCutcheon

Russell T. McCutcheon [+-]
University of Alabama
Russell T. McCutcheon is University Research Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, USA. He publishes widely on the history of the study of religion, the tools scholars use in their work, and the practical implications of that work. Among his recent publications are Reading J. Z. Smith (with Willi Braun; Oxford University Press, 2018), ‘Religion’ in Theory and Practice (Equinox Publishing, 2018) and Fabricating Religion (de Gruyter, 2018).

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This article argues that the proper object of study for the student of religion is the means by which classification systems are created, authorized and implemented.

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McCutcheon, Russell . Ideology and the Problem of Naming: A Reply (1991). Entanglements - Marking Place in the Field of Religion. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 28-42 Mar 2014. ISBN 9781781790779. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=28495. Date accessed: 07 Dec 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.28495. Mar 2014

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