Vol 5, No 2 (2015)

Special Issue: Editing Encyclopaedias and Handbooks in Religious Studies in the Twenty-First Century

Table of Contents


Introduction PDF


The Encyclopedic Impulse in Religious Studies PDF
Eric Ziolkowski 157–66
The First Rule is Never Begin with the Letter A... Or, How I Learned to Love Writing Reference Books PDF
Diane Apostolos-Cappadona 167–79
The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion PDF
Robert A. Segal 181–90
The Encyclopedia of Religion in a Digital Age: Entries Not Found, Treasures Not Mined PDF
Lindsay Jones 191–205
Editing Encyclopedias and Handbooks in Religious Studies in the Twenty-First Century: Aims and Challenges PDF
Frank Burch Brown 207–14

Book Reviews

Book Reviews PDF
Deane Galbraith 215–61
Bodies of Song: Kabir Oral Traditions and Performative Worlds in North India, by Linda Hess PDF
David N. Lorenzen 217-21
Between Biblical Criticism and Poetic Rewriting: Interpretative Struggles Over Genesis 32:22-32, by Samuel Tongue PDF
Judith E. McKinlay 221-25
Biblical Curses and the Displacement of Tradition, by Brian Britt PDF
Chance Bonar 225-32
American Zion: The Old Testament as a Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War, by Eran Shalev PDF
Sean Durbin 232-37
Nomadic Text: A Theory of Biblical Reception History, by Brennan W. Breed PDF
Ryan Korstange 237-41
Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity, by Chris L. De Wet PDF
Hector Avalos 242-45
Early Medieval Exegesis in the Latin West: Sources and Forms, by Thomas O'Loughlin PDF
Philip Michael Forness 245-49
Exaltation: Ecstatic Experience in Pentecostalism and Popular Music, by Mark Jennings PDF
Ibrahim Abraham 249-53
On the Historicity of Jesus: Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt, by Richard Carrier PDF
Christina Petterson 253-58
Rāzī: Master of Quranic Interpretation and Theological Reasoning, by Tariq Jaffer PDF
Majid Daneshgar 258-61