Nothing Outside the Text?
Religion and its Others in Emoji Discourse
Keywords:Emoji, Method and Theory in the Study of Religion, Concept of Religion
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.
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.