Remembering J. Z. Smith - A Career and its Consequence - Emily D. Crews

Remembering J. Z. Smith - A Career and its Consequence - Emily D. Crews

26. Academic Freedom and Academic Responsibility

Remembering J. Z. Smith - A Career and its Consequence - Emily D. Crews

J. Z. Smith [+-]
Jonathan Z. Smith, who passed away in late 2017, was retired from a long teaching career at the University Chicago. Known for his careful attention to the methods scholars use when studying religion, Smith worked with a wide variety of ancient and contemporary textual and ethnographic examples, becoming one of the most influential scholars of religion in the last fifty years.

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This chapter was originally a brief response presented by Smith on November 22, 2004, at the San Antonio annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, as part of a panel entitled “Academic Freedom and Academic Responsibility in the Study of Religion.”

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Smith, J. Z.. 26. Academic Freedom and Academic Responsibility. Remembering J. Z. Smith - A Career and its Consequence. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 223-225 Nov 2020. ISBN 9781781799697. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=39839. Date accessed: 27 Feb 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.39839. Nov 2020

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