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The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)

17 August, 2017 14:30
The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)

Volume 85, Issue 2, June 2017

Editorial Board: Cynthia Eller and Tammi J. Schneider

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Journal of the American Academy of Religion published by Oxford University Press, is the premier academic journal in religious studies. The international quarterly publishes top scholarly articles that cover the full range of world religious traditions together with provocative studies of the methodologies by which these traditions are explored. Each issue also contains a large and valuable book review section. Receipt of JAAR is an AAR membership benefit.

The Journal of the American Academy of Religion is generally considered to be the top academic journal in the field of religious studies. This international quarterly journal publishes top scholarly articles that cover the full range of world religious traditions together with provocative studies of the methodologies by which these traditions are explored. Each issue also contains a large and valuable book review section.

Table of Contents

  • Articles

- Durkheim with Data: The Database of Religious History

- Language Appropriation and Identity Construction in New Religious Movements: Peoples Temple as Test Case

- The One Gave Birth to the Two: Revisiting Martin Buber's Encounters with Chinese Religion

- No, a Woman Did Not “Edit the Qurʾān”: Towards a Methodologically Coherent Approach to a Tradition Portraying a Woman and Written Quranic Materials

- Sounding Back and Forth: Dimensions and Directions of Resonance in Congregational Musicking

- Playing the Patriarch: Representation and Transformation in the Zen Sermon

- Yogi Calisthenics: What the “non-Yoga” Yogic Practice of Paramahansa Yogananda Can Tell Us about Religion

- Circulating Specters: Mormon Reading Networks, Vision, and Optical Media

  • Book Reviews

- Nietzsche’s Jewish Problem: Between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Judaism. By Robert Holub

- A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity. By Richard E. Payne

- Ancient Religions, Modern Politics: The Islamic Case in Comparative Perspective. By Michael Cook

- The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra. By Jacob P. Dalton

- How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture. By David Lambert

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