Theory & Method

Edited by Kenneth G. MacKendrick and Matt Sheedy

Image: Roger McLassus, 2006

Articles by volume:

Volume 16 (2016)

Habermas and Religion
Matt Sheedy

The Category of the Supernatural: A Valid Anthropological Term?
Simon Dein

Mythmaking and Social Formation in the Study of Early Christianity
Ian Phillip Brown

Volume 15 (2015)

Social Formation in the Study of Religion
Jason Redden

Volume 8 (2014)

A Touristic Angle of Vision: Tourist Studies as a Methodological Approach for the Study of Religions (pages 371–379)
Thomas S. Bremer

Volume 7 (2013)

Context Matters: Studying Indigenous Religions in North America (pages 498–507)
Sarah J. King

Ideology and the Study of Religion: Marx, Althusser, and Foucault (pages 402–411)
Craig Martin

Deconstruction and Religion (pages 25–35)
Eddis Miller

Ethos and Worldview Reconsidered: Geertz, Normativity, and the Comparative Study of Religions (pages 500–510)
Jung Lee

Clifford Geertz’s Interpretive Approach to Religion (pages 511–524)
Robert A. Segal

“Are Meanings the Name of the Game? Religion as Symbolic Meaning and Religion as Power” (pages 525–533)
Stephen S. Bush

Meaning vs. Power: Are Thick Description and Power Analysis Intrinsically at Odds? Response to Interpretation, Explanation, and Clifford Geertz (pages 534–542)
Jason Springs

Volume 6 (2012)

Sociological Theory of Religion (pages 347–353)
Warren S. Goldstein

Feminism and Religion: Intersections between Western Activism, Theology and Theory (pages 354–368)
Laurel Zwissler

The Frankfurt School on Religion (pages 204–212)
Christopher Craig Brittain

Volume 5 (2011)

Pain, Gender, and Systems of Belief and Practice (pages 708–719)
Darlene Juschka

Opium, Idols and Revolution: Marx and Engels on Religion (pages 698–707)
Roland Boer

Postcolonialism and the Study of Religion: Dissecting Orientalism, Nationalism, and Gender Using Postcolonial Theory (pages 631–637)
Nicole Goulet

Volume 4 (2010)

Toleration (p 253-262)
Evan Haefeli

Volume 3 (2009)

Using Film in Theology and Religious Studies (p 909-919)
Christopher Deacy

Phenomenology of Religion (p 253-287)
Thomas Ryba

Myth in China: The Case of Ancient Goddess Studies (p 288-302)
Ye Shuxian

Rupture and Fusion in the Approach to Myth: Situating Myth Analysis Between Philosophy, Poetics and Long-Range Historical Reconstruction (p 303-336)
Wim van Binsbergen

Myth and Science: Their Varying Relationships (p 337-358)
Robert A. Segal

Myth, Theory and Area Studies
Daniela Merolla, Mineke Schipper

Volume 2 (2008)

Ethics and Religion (p 1081-1101)
G. Scott Davis

Spatial Theory and the Study of Religion (p 1102-1116)
Kim Knott

On Spirituality: Natural and Non-natural (p 1117-1138)
Thomas B. Ellis

The Anthropology of Christianity (p 1139-1158)
Jon Bialecki, Naomi Haynes, Joel Robbins

Anthropology of Religion (p 862-874)
Fiona Bowie

‘Fundamentalisms’ Compared (p 689-707)
Henry Munson

Psychology of Religion: An Overview of its History and Current Status (p 708-733)
Roderick Main

The Comparative Method (p 734-753)
Paul Roscoe

Social Scientific Approach to the Hebrew Bible
Mark Sneed

Volume 1 (2007)

Cognitive Science of Religion: What Is It and Why Is It? (p 768-786)
Justin L. Barrett

Exporting the Local: Recent Perspectives on ‘Religion’ as a Cultural Category (p 787-800)
Daniel Dubuisson

Studying Ancient Israelite Ritual: Methodological Considerations (p 579-586)
Wesley Bergen

Understanding Contemporary Millenarian Violence (p 498-511)
John Walliss