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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 18 Jan 2013

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And don’t forget, you can always get involved with the Religious Studies Project by writing one of our features essays or resources pages. Contact the editors for more information. THE NETWORK FOR THE STUDY OF ESOTERICISM IN ANTIQUITY AncientEsotericism.org is the website for the Network for the Study of Esotericism in Antiquity (NSEA), a thematic group associated with the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE).
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 11 Jan 2013

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Religion and Knowledge: Sociological Perspectives, edited by Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck, was published by Ashgate in November 2012. This is the collection of essays that grew out of the annual Socrel conference in Durham in 2009, and features essays on new atheism by Teemu Taira and on retention of fundamentalist beliefs in the context of teaching evolution to school pupils by Ryan Cragun and colleagues.
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 4 Jan 2013

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Race, Religion, and The Haitian Revolution: Essays on Faith, Freedom, and Decolonization Description: I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book, Race, Religion, and The Haitian Revolution: Essays on Faith, Freedom, and Decolonization. Race, Religion, and the Haitian Revolution explores the intersections of history, race, religion, decolonization, and revolutionary freedom leading to th ...
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 28 Dec 2012

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Description: We are happy to announce that the application period for the Leo Baeck Summer University 2013 has begun.The Leo Baeck Summer University is an English-language six-week summer school in Jewish studies at the Humboldt University, Berlin, under the auspices of the new Zentrum fr Jdische Studien Berlin- ...
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 21 Dec 2012

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Description: Brill has founded a monograph Series of Jesuit Studies. Associated with the Journal of Jesuit Studies, SJS will target those areas of scholarship on Jesuit history in its broader context that have been lamentably neglected but it will also invite contributions of important but hard to find a monograph ...
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 14 Dec 2012

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Euxeinos 8 onReligion and Society in Contemporary Bulgaria is now available online. Description: Euxeinos 8 onReligion and Society in Contemporary Bulgaria is now available online.Guest Editor Stefan Kube (Zurich)The current issue of Euxeinos originated in cooperation with G2W - kumenisches Forum fr Glauben, Religion und Gesellschaft in Ost und West in Zrich" (Oecumenical Forum for Faith, Relig ...
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 7 Dec 2012

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Louise Connelly
CFP: The problem of human knowledge – what a person employs to interpret and act on the world – has been in the centre of scholarly attention for a long time. Knowledge is shaped by culture and distributed in population in certain ways; anthropological research has been directed to the distribution of knowledge – its presence or absence in particular persons – and the social processes influencing these distributions.
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 30 Nov 2012

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The next issue is themed on the Arab Spring and we have some interesting and challenging submissions for publication from researchers around the world. We would like to invite PhD students in particular to write distinctive and entertaining reviews, of books, television, film, music and other media that speaks to issues in international relations.
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 23 Nov 2012

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Louise Connelly
The Journal of Religion and Popular Culture is a web-based, peer-reviewed journal committed to the academic exploration, analysis, and interpretation of the interrelations between and interactions of religion and religious expression and popular culture – broadly defined as the products of contemporary mass culture. The journal is based in Canada but is international in scope and open to the exploration of religion and popular culture in a variety of cultures and from a multiplicity of disciplinary perspectives.
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 16 Nov 2012

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Louise Connelly
It is a special issue addressing the theme 'Religion and Masculinities: Continuities and Change', guest edited by Björn Krondorfer and Stephen Hunt. The volume further includes one article in the open section, and nine book reviews. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our website to review articles and items of interest.
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 9 November 2012

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Asian Literature and Translation (ALT) is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal established by the Centre for the History of Religion in Asia (CHRA), Cardiff University. The main objective of the journal is to publish research papers, translations, and reviews in the field of Asian religious literature (construed in the widest sense) in a form that makes them quickly and easily accessible to the international academic community, to professionals in related fields, such as theatre and storytelling, and to the general public.
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 2 November 2012

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Description: Applications are now being accepted for the e-learning course, Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges. Following two successful years, the course will commence in late February 2013. More than fifty participants from around the world - Australia and New Zealand, China, Japan,....
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 26 October 2012

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Practical Matters is now seeking submissions on the theme of Engaging Religious Experience: A Return to Ethnography and Theology. Practical Matters is an online, multimedia, transdisciplinary journal designed to ask and provoke questions about religious practice and practical theology. Practical Matters is funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. and published out of the Emory University Graduate Division of Religion. The journal contains both peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed content.
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 19 Oct 2012

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Warriors of the Cloisters tells how key cultural innovations from Central Asia revolutionized medieval Europe and gave rise to the culture of science in the West. Medieval scholars rarely performed scientific experiments, but instead contested issues in natural science, philosophy, and theology using the recursive argument method. This highly distinctive and unusual method of disputation was a core feature of medieval science,
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 12 Oct 2012

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Published by the Käte Hamburger Kolleg “Dynamics in the History of Religions” as part of the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) at Ruhr University Bochum. “Entangled Religions” is a peer-reviewed online periodical and has been established to channel research on religious contact and transfer in past and present times into a single journal.
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