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Who Owns Religion?Scholars and Their Publics in the Late Twentieth Century$
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Laurie L. Patton

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780226649344

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226676036.001.0001

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Who Owns Religion?
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Laurie L. Patton

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226676036.003.0013

This chapter briefly chronicles controversial cases on religion that have occurred since the 1990s. The years following these cases continued to be rife with controversies between scholars and their publics, each with dynamics of their own, and to be studied on their own in further work. This chapter also argues that no theory of religion in the twenty-first century should exist without an accompanying theory of the university. Neither should a theory of religion exist without a theory of the public sphere. The chapter ends with a set of proposed questions that scholars might ask themselves as they write. These questions alone might create a space for scholars and communities to enter and exit, and to reflect, to engage, and to dwell, even if only temporarily.

Keywords:   religion, publics, scholars, theory, public sphere, controversial

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