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New Book Announcement- Christina Petterson: The Moravian Brethren in a Time of Transition

September 20th 2021 UTC

New Book Announcement: * * *Christina Petterson* *The Moravian Brethren in a Time of Transition:* *A Socio-Economic Analysis of a Religious Community in Eighteenth-Century Saxony* * * **** Brill Academic Publishers 2021 https://brill.com/view/title/33343 *……………………………………………………………………………………………*** * Warren S. Goldstein*, Ph.D. * *Center for Critical Research on Religion* *1340 Centre Street, Suite 103 * *Newton Centre, MA 02459 USA* *1(617) 678-2180* *goldstein@PROTECTED* *www.criticaltheoryofreli ...Continue Reading

Critical Research on Religion- Volume: 9, Number: 2 (August 2021)

July 26th 2021 UTC

* * * * **** * * * * *Critical Research on Religion- Volume: 9, Number: 2 (August 2021)* * * *Special Issue: Enlightening Religion* https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/crra/current * * *Table of Contents* *Introduction:* “Enlightening religion: Light and darkness in religious knowledge and knowledge about religion” Jeremy Stolow and Birgit Meyer *Articles:* “Offshoring the invisible world? American ghosts, witches, and demons in the early enlightenment” Craig Koslofsky “Eternal suns ...Continue Reading

Critical Research on Religion Vol. 9, No. 2, August 1, 2021 is now available online

July 26th 2021 UTC

Table of Contents Alert Critical Research on Religion- Volume: 9, Number: 2 (August 2021) Special Issue: Enlightening Religion *Introduction* Enlightening religion: Light and darkness in religious knowledge and knowledge about religionJeremy Stolow and Birgit Meyer *Articles* Offshoring the invisible world? American ghosts, witches, and demons in the early enlightenmentCraig Koslofsky Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind: Light and luminous being in Islamic theologyChristian Lange Visualizing the ...Continue Reading

New Book: Islamic Thought Through Protestant Eyes

May 18th 2021 UTC

Dear Colleagues,  I would like to share the publication of my book, Islamic Thought Through Protestant Eyes/. My book examines the engagement of 17th and 18th century German Lutheran scholars with Islamic thought. I provide analyses of Lutheran writings on Islamic theology, philosophy, and the Sunni-Shi'a schism, to broaden the conventional interpretation of the Reformation beyond a solely European Christian phenomenon.  To order the book and read the end ...Continue Reading

CCRR Roundtable: Is Religion Repressive or Emancipatory?

May 17th 2021 UTC

Dear List, You are invited to a Zoom webinar (poster attached). When: Jun 3, 2021 08:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time Topic: Is Religion Repressive or Emancipatory? A conversation among critical social theorists of religion. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81874293849?pwd=SWhWRFFYM0t6KzZVZFFCRHdHMFJmQT09 Passcode: 424033 Or One tap mobile :   US: +13017158592,,81874293849#,,,,*424033#  or +13126266799,,81874293849#,,,,*424033# Or Telephone:   Dial(for higher ...Continue Reading

FW: RFP of potential interest to CCRR network

March 30th 2021 UTC

*From: *Olivia Whitener <whitener@PROTECTED> *Date: *Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 11:40 AM *To: *"Warren S. Goldstein" <goldstein@PROTECTED> *Subject: *Re: RFP of potential interest to CCRR network Dear Warren, The application deadline for the SSRC's Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal Fellowship for early-career scholars is in one week (Tuesday, April 6 at 5 pm Eastern). We would greatly appreciate it if you would share this opportunity once again with your members.  ...Continue Reading

Critical Research on Religion, April 2021

March 29th 2021 UTC

**** */ /* */Critical Research on Religion/* Volume: 9, Number: 1 (April 2021) * * *Table of Contents* *Editorial* Trump, the religious right, and the spectre of fascism Warren S Goldstein *Articles* The psychic life of consumer power: Judith Butler, Ernest Dichter, the American marketing reception of Freud, and the rituals of consuming religion George Gonzalez Financializing the soul: Christian microfinance and economic missionization in Colombia Rebecca C Bartel Instruments of immolation: Giorgio A ...Continue Reading

Critical Research on Religion Vol. 9, No. 1, April 1, 2021 is now available online

March 29th 2021 UTC

Table of Contents Alert Critical Research on Religion- Volume: 9, Number: 1 (April 2021) *Editorial* Trump, the religious right, and the spectre of fascism Warren S Goldstein *Articles* The psychic life of consumer power: Judith Butler, Ernest Dichter, the American marketing reception of Freud, and the rituals of consuming religion George Gonzalez Financializing the soul: Christian microfinance and economic missionization in Colombia Rebecca C Bartel Instruments of immolation: Giorgio Agamben and ...Continue Reading

New Book Series: Marxism and Religion

March 18th 2021 UTC

*From:* Rowman & Littlefield - Lexington Books <emailnews@PROTECTED> *Subject:* Spotlight on Lexington Books: March Newsletter New books & a special offer Find March's new Lexington Books releases in this month's newsletter, a call for book proposals, and a new book series. Save 30% on the books in this email by using promo code *SLEXBK0321* by 4/30/21. A New Series from Lexington Books *>> Email Trevor* Lexington Books is delighted to announce the new Marxism and Religion series, edited by Cosi ...Continue Reading

CRR Conference Belfast Postponed

March 8th 2021 UTC

Dear List, Due to Covid, we have postponed the CRR conference at Queens University in Belfast to June 10-13, 2022. Attached you will find the updated cfp with the new deadlines. You will also find the updated information on the conference webpage: https://criticaltheoryofreligion.org/meetings/#conference. We received a good number of proposals in January but still have more room in case you are inspired. Sincerely, Warren *……………………………………………………………………………………………*** * Warren S. Goldstein*, Ph.D. * *Center for Critic ...Continue Reading

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