Nothing Outside the Text?

Religion and its Others in Emoji Discourse

Authors

  • Méadhbh McIvor University of Groningen
  • Richard Amesbury Clemson University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.34261

Keywords:

Emoji, Method and Theory in the Study of Religion, Concept of Religion

Abstract

The authors of "Emoji Dei: Religious Iconography in the Digital Age" respond to Joseph Laycock's discussion of their essay. This response focuses on methodological issues and offers a critical assessment of the claim that "religion" is a second-order category.

Author Biographies

Méadhbh McIvor, University of Groningen

Assistant Professor of Religion, Law and Human Rights, University of Groningen

Richard Amesbury, Clemson University

Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Clemson University

References

Nongbri, Brent. “Dislodging ‘Embedded’ Religion: A Brief Note on a Scholarly Trope.” Numen 55 (2008): 440–60. https://doi.org/10.1163/156852708X310527.

Smith, Jonathan Z. “Religion, Religions, Religious.” In Critical Terms for Religious Studies, edited by Mark C. Taylor, 269–84. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Published

2017-12-21

How to Cite

McIvor, M., & Amesbury, R. (2017). Nothing Outside the Text? Religion and its Others in Emoji Discourse. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 46(3-4), 64–65. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.34261

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