18. On J. Z. Smith and the Remarkable
Richard W. Newton, Jr. [+]
University of Alabama
In this essay, originally as a blog post on Sowing the Seed on January 2, 2018, Richard Newton reflects on the remarkable potential that Jonathan Z. Smith’s career has for empowering younger scholars to take ownership of their own work and ideas, even when they might be at odds with the expectations or customs of the field of Religious Studies.