Scholarship is a Conversation

The University of Washington libraries has an online LibGuide about research called Research 101. The video above is one of the components. [Read more…]

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The Research Cycle

From PHD Comics.   [Read more…]

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Do Your Own “Research”

Open Parachute shared these three images, and I thought I’d pass them along, given their relevance to discussions we have here. [Read more…]

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Research Terminology Explained

Via Dorothy King   [Read more…]

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Theology Research Paper Title Generator

From theologygrams. HT Marc Cortez [Read more…]

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ASMEA Opportunity to Research the Mandaeans

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa has research awards to support scholars. The 2014 subject areas include repressive regimes, Minority Faiths and Co-existence/Adaptation, and the Ancient Sources of the Modern Religious Traditions. If there’s someone interested in branching out to include the Mandaeans as part of their scholarly research, this would [Read More…]

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Four Levels of Questions

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You Know What I Did This Summer

Classes start at Butler University this week. I find it useful to look back over the summer’s activities, not only because blog readers may be interested, but also because I find it encouraging to look back and realize that something was accomplished! I taught my course on the Bible online to two sections of students [Read More…]

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ASOR TV

The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) have launched a YouTube channel. Here’s a sample of the sort of thing you can find there: HT AWOL [Read more…]

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Discovering the Mandaeans

On the Bowdoin College website, there is a podcast featuring Jorunn Buckley. Here’s the description: Assistant Professor of Religion Jorunn Buckley, the world’s leading scholar on the Mandaeans – an endangered Middle Eastern religious sect – talks about how she became involved in human rights work on their behalf. Click here to download it and [Read More…]

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Khaaaaaaaaan!

No, this isn’t a post about Star Trek. It is about something that sounds just like the title of this post: the con, which originally stems from confidence man. And that is worth thinking about. Tobias Buckell linked to an article about research which shows that a pundit’s popularity correlates not with their knowledge or accuracy but [Read More…]

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