Would you like a moat with your gate?

I follow several blogs devoted to the study of religion, as well as blogs oriented around the study of gender, feminism, and/or sexuality studies, anthropology, and higher education. It’s a long list and I don’t always read every post as closely as perhaps I should. The posts from the Religion Bulletin usually capture my attention…

Review of J. Cheah “Race and Religion in American Buddhism”

Thanks to Nova Religio for both providing me the opportunity to read this book, and then publishing the review! If you have an institutional subscription to Nova Religio, please consider downloading it there. However if you’re in a similar situation as I am currently – no institutional access – you may download the PDF below.  [gview file=”https://claire.skriletz.net/files/2014/10/Cheah_RaceAndReligioninAmericanBuddhism_published.pdf”]

Announcement!

I’m pleased to share links to two of my recent academic writings that were published this week! First, I reviewed Reiko Ohnuma’s Ties That Bind: Maternal Imagery and Discourse in Indian Buddhism (Oxford University Press, 2012) for Religion & Gender journal. In short, I thoroughly enjoyed reading Ties That Bind – it’s informative, very well-written, and takes up…

Welcome!

Thanks for visiting, and welcome to my updated blog and website!  My goals for this new site are varied, and probably a tad ambitious. Overall I'd like my site and blog to serve as a resource for anyone interested in the study of gender and religion. It's very important to me that the materials I…