If Discourse Is All There Is

On Studying Religion in the Ancient Context

Authors

  • Sarah E. Rollens Rhodes College

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.36359

Keywords:

religion, classification, biblical studies, classics, ancient history, secularism, modernity

Abstract

This article responds to the provocative essay by Nickolas Roubekas, which deals with studying "religion" in the ancient context.

Author Biography

Sarah E. Rollens, Rhodes College

Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies

References

Butler, Judith. 1995. “Contingent Foundations.” In Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange, by Seyla Benhabib, Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell, and Nancy Fraser, 35–58. New York: Routledge.

Martin, Craig. 2017. A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion. 2nd ed. London: Routledge.

Roubekas, Nickolas P. 2018. “The Insularity of the Study of Ancient Religions and ‘Religion.’” Bulletin for the?Study of Religion 47?(2):?2–7. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.34613

Published

2018-09-24

How to Cite

Rollens, S. (2018). If Discourse Is All There Is: On Studying Religion in the Ancient Context. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 47(2), 8–10. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.36359

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