Indigenous Religions Postcolonial Theory

Reorientation In The Field – Why Religion Matters, Part 1 (Wendy Felese)

The following is the first of a two-part series. It was originally published at a 2019 conference in Athens, Greece.1 Introduction When teaching classes like World Religions or Comparative Religions, many of us utilize a comparative methodology. This methodology was fine- tuned by JZ Smith, who reminds us to not only focus on difference, but […]

Native American Religions

Religious Studies – The Final Colonization Of American Indians, Part 1 (Tink Tinker, wazhazhe udsethe)

The following is the first of a two-part series. The second can be found here. In late 2019 I was invited to deliver a paper at an international symposium, “Re-Envisioning Religious Studies as a Global Discipline,” hosted by the Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory held in conjunction with the annual American Academy of Religion […]