“In Defense of the Liberal in the Study of Religion” by Jeffrey Stackert


University of Chicago Divinity School, Swift Hall

Jeffrey Stackert teaches Biblical Studies at the University of Chicago Divinity School. In this very short article, he makes some important points about the relationship between the study of religion, conservatives, and liberals. I encourage non-specialists [1], whether liberal or conservative, to read this because it is very straightforward and easy to grasp.

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[1]┬áNon-specialist simply means you don’t study this stuff for a living; it is not intended to be pejorative or a demeaning term.