Response to the Panel, “What Is Wrong with Pagan Studies? Critiquing Methodologies”: Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Baltimore, Maryland, November 24, 2013

Authors

  • Shawn Arthur Wake Forest University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v15i1-2.164

Keywords:

contemporary Paganism, critical analysis, hermeneutics of suspicion, methodology, Ricoeur.

Abstract

This article is the culminating response to a panel of speakers discussing the strengths and weaknesses of Markus Davidsen's 2012 published critique of Contemporary Pagan scholarship in the edited volume "The Handbook of Contemporary Paganism" (2008). Here, the author summarizes the previous three speakers and provides an alternative perspective for understanding Davidsen's critique - one that was very well received in the panel itself.

Author Biography

Shawn Arthur, Wake Forest University

Shawn Arthur is an assistant professor in the Department of Religion at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Published

2014-08-12

How to Cite

Arthur, S. (2014). Response to the Panel, “What Is Wrong with Pagan Studies? Critiquing Methodologies”: Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Baltimore, Maryland, November 24, 2013. Pomegranate, 15(1-2), 164–177. https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v15i1-2.164

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