Painfully Stripped Away, Painfully Added

Adam Park’s response to episode 330 highlights boxing as a site for identity creation and the legacy of muscular Christianity as two important takeaways of our interview with Arlene Sanchez-Walsh.

EASR 2019 Publishing Panel (Classroom Edit)

This panel, recorded at the EASR conference 2019 at the University of Tartu, is intended for PhD students and early career scholars who want to learn more about the publishing world.

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 11 June 2019

Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find three event, one course, two journal call for papers, and one conference call for papers opportunities.
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 5 June 2019

Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find one conference call for presentations and two journal calls for papers opportunities.
Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon–and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 37) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Unnatural Narratives: Religion in Horror Stories

Supernatural horror’s depiction of religion takes place note only within fantastic spaces but can also depict the uncanny elements of religious belief within an otherwise recognizable “heimlich” space.

New Publication: Death, Ritual and Belief

The RSP is delighted to be sponsored this month by a new publication from Douglas Davies – Death, Ritual and Belief: The Rhetoric of Funerary Rites Now in its third edition, this text provides an excellent introduction to key authors and authorities on death beliefs, bereavement, grief, and ritual-symbolism, all from a Religious Studies perspective (including anthropology and sociology).

Buddhists and the future of democratic space in Myanmar

Melissa Crouch’s recent edited volume Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging is a very welcome addition to the dialogue on Buddhist-Muslim relations in Southeast Asia. In the podcast Melissa alludes to a particular phenomenon around South and Southeast Asia.

RSP subscribers get a 30% discount on "Implicit Religion"!

Now published in collaboration with the Religious Studies Project,Subscribers to the RSP receive a 30% discount on subscriptions. Clickto access the journal’s subscription page and enter the codeDISCOUNT30This international journal offers a platform for scholarship that challenges the traditional boundary between religion and non-religion and the tacit assumptions underlying this distinction.