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 Distinguished Research Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. His major publications include Manufacturing Religion (Oxford University Press, 1997), The Guide to the Study of Religion(Bloomsbury, 2000), Critics not Caretakers: Redescribing the Public Study of Religion (State University of New York Press, 2001) and The Discipline of Religion: Structure, Meaning, Rhetoric (Routledge, 2003). His most recent book, co-authored with William Arnal, is The Sacred is the Profane: The Political Nature of 'Religion' (Oxford University Press, 2013).

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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: 24 May 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.28495. Mar 2014

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