Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 44, No 3 (2015)

Signifying on the World Religions Paradigm: My Version of Religion 101

Richard Newton
Issued Date: 7 Sep 2015


The growing role of critical theory and postcolonial inquiry within the religious studies classroom has challenged the utility of the World Religions Paradigm. This has created a pedagogical opportunity for recreating the Religion 101 course. This essay introduces a course that uses signifying theory and the African American experience to consider "religion."

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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.v44i3.27908


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