Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 46, No 3-4 (2017)

Nothing Outside the Text? Religion and its Others in Emoji Discourse

Méadhbh McIvor, Richard Amesbury

Abstract


The authors of "Emoji Dei: Religious Iconography in the Digital Age" respond to Joseph Laycock's discussion of their essay. This response focuses on methodological issues and offers a critical assessment of the claim that "religion" is a second-order category.

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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.34261

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