Monthly Archives: September 2013

How historical do text-historians’ texts need to be?

During discussions about my response to the BASR/EASR conference, David Robertson (PhD student here in Edinburgh and co-founder of the Religious Studies Project) rightly pointed out to me that there is a difference between historical methods and historical manifestations of … Continue reading

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On the importance of studying the history of religions – reflections from the EASR/BASR conference

Last week I attended the European Association for the Study of Religions / British Association for the Study of Religions conference at Liverpool Hope University. I found no shortage of interesting papers and very much enjoyed my time. However, I … Continue reading

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