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Book: Remembering J. Z. Smith

Chapter: 19. “It Ain’t Too High, and it Ain’t Too Theoretical”

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.39832


In this essay, originally a blog post published on The Bulletin for the Study of Religion, William O’Connor, who spent many hours in the classroom with Jonathan Z. Smith, credits Smith with giving him “a sense of appreciation for what humans are capable of” as scholars and teachers.

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  • William O'Connor ( - woconnor) 'De Paul University'