The Next Step in Studying Religion: A Graduate's Guide

The Next Step in Studying Religion: A Graduate's Guide

by Mathieu E. Courville
     
 

A collection of essays written specifically to help graduate students of Religious Studies and Theology in their quest to become professional scholars and professors. The biographical flavour of many of the essays will help the graduate student reader relate to the work of more experienced students of Religious Studies and Theology. This is indispensable reading for… See more details below

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A collection of essays written specifically to help graduate students of Religious Studies and Theology in their quest to become professional scholars and professors. The biographical flavour of many of the essays will help the graduate student reader relate to the work of more experienced students of Religious Studies and Theology. This is indispensable reading for graduate students of religion (and cognate fields).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826498427
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/04/2007
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.86(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Mathieu E. Courville (University of Ottawa) - Editor's Introduction: On Reaching for the Other Shore



Part I:
Larry Patriquin (Nipissing University) - How to Finish a Ph.D. Dissertation in this Lifetime: Some Marbles of Wisdom Revisited
Michel Desjardin (Wilfrid Laurier University) - Netting a Job in Religious Studies
Professor Russell T. McCutcheon (University of Alabama) - Theses on the Job MarketKay Koppedrayer (Wilfrid Laurier University) - Some Thoughts and Advice on Academic Publishing



Part II:

Harold Coward (Emeritus, University of Victoria) - Graduate Education: A Place Where Past and Future Meet



Klaus Klostermaier (Emeritus, University of Manitoba) - Events, People, and Circumstances: Looking Back at a Largely Unplanned Academic Career in Religious Studies



David Chidester (University of Cape Town) - Studying Religion in South Africa

Marc H. Ellis (Baylor University) - Caution! Prospective Graduate Students of Religion in Judaism and Islam



Carolyn Sharp (St. Paul University, Ottawa) - Un-domestic Conversations: Crossing Borders, Transgressing Boundaries and Contested Territories



Vern Neufeld Redekop (St. Paul University, Ottawa) - Teachings of Blessing as Elements of Reconciliation: Intra and Inter-Religious Hermeneutical Challenges and Opportunities in the Face of Violent Deep-Rooted Conflict



Darlene Juschka (University of Regina) - Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down: Waking Up in Women's Studies



Jon R. Stone (California State University, Long Beach) - Reflections on the Craft of Religious Studies

Charles H. Long (Emeritus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) - Religious Discourse and Hermeneutics: New Approaches in the Study of Religion

Donald A. Crosby (Emeritus, Colorado State University) - A Student's Question: Religious Studies, Philosophy, and the Examined Life

About the Authors

Index

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