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Reading Religion Newsletter Vol. 7, Issue 9

Dear Reading Religion Subscribers, The 2022 Annual Meetings in Denver, Colorado, are fast approaching. The last day to register for the November 19-22 gathering before full price goes into effect… READ MORE

Reading Religion Newsletter Vol. 7, Issue 7

Dear Reading Religion Subscribers, A hearty congratulations to Anthea Butler, the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University… READ MORE

Reading Religion Newsletter Vol. 7, Issue 6

Dear Reading Religion Subscriber, The 2022 Call for Committee Nominations is now open. Each year, we invite American Academy of Religion members to nominate persons to fill open positions on AAR Standing Committees… READ MORE

Reading Religion Newsletter Vol. 7, Issue 5

Dear Reading Religion Subscriber,  Registration is open for the 2022 Annual Meetings in Denver, Colorado, hosted by the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature. The “Reconnect 2022” meetings will take place November… READ MORE

Reading Religion Newsletter Vol. 7, Issue 3/4

Dear Reading Religion Subscribers, The new Reading Religion launched nearly a month ago and we are so grateful to everyone who has taken the time to visit the site, thus far. If you haven’t… READ MORE

Welcome to the new Reading Religion!

It’s a new day at Reading Religion with the launch of our redesigned and greatly improved website! We are excited for you to explore the American Academy of Religion’s redeveloped… READ MORE

New Books in Religion and Literature, 2015-2019

Research in religion and literature has become increasingly diverse in recent years, with specializations extending well beyond classical fields such as Christian metaphysical and Islamic Sufi poetry