Assembling Our Theoretical Toolboxes

A Response


  • Teemu Taira University of Helsinki



deconstruction, critical theory, realism, non-realism, social construction

Author Biography

Teemu Taira, University of Helsinki

Teemu Taira, University of Helsinki, Finland.


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Taira, Teemu. 2017. “Review of Elizabeth Shakman Hurd’s Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion.” Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion 53(2): 294–297.




How to Cite

Taira, T. (2018). Assembling Our Theoretical Toolboxes: A Response. Implicit Religion, 20(4), 427–436.