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Tips for Teaching. Name It and Disclaim It: A Tool for Better Discussion in Religious Studies

Issue: Vol 47 No. 3–4 (2018)

Journal: Bulletin for the Study of Religion

Subject Areas: Religious Studies Buddhist Studies Islamic Studies Biblical Studies

DOI: 10.1558/bsor.37113


This article proposes a strategy of creating labels for problematic ways doing analysis in religious studies classes. By identifying patterns of weak analysis and naming them, faculty can give students the ability to talk about analysis and become more critical in their approach to religious studies. 

Author: Joseph P. Laycock, Natasha L Mikles

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