Response: Whither the Study of Religion and Culture?


  • Richard Newton Elizabethtown College



deconstruction, culture, religion, pedagogy

Author Biography

Richard Newton, Elizabethtown College

Richard Newton, Elizabethtown College, USA.


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Chidester, David. 1996. Savage Systems: Colonialism and Comparative Religion in Southern Africa. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press.

Masuzawa, Tomoko. 2005. The Invention of World Religions: Or How European Universalism was Preserved in the Language of Pluralism. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

McCutcheon, Russell T. 2003. Manufacturing Religion: The Discourse on Sui Generis Religion and the Politics of Nostalgia. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nongbri, Brent. 2013. Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Nye, Malory. 2008. Religion: The Basics. 2nd edition. New York. Routledge.

_____.2016a. “On Deconstructing the Deconstruction of the Deconstruction of the Category of Religion.” Religion Bites, September 24.

_____. 2016b. “Religion is like Chocolate.” Religion Bites. September 13.

Schilbrack, Kevin. 2012. “The Social Construction of ‘Religion’ and its Limits: A Critical Reading of Timothy Fitzgerald.” Method & Theory in the Study of Religion 24: 97–117.

“Virginia Tech University Department of Religion and Culture.”




How to Cite

Newton, R. (2018). Response: Whither the Study of Religion and Culture?. Implicit Religion, 20(4), 407–411.