Jonathan Z. Smith

Jonathan Zittell Smith (J. Z. Smith) (November 21, 1938 – December 30, 2017) was an American historian of religions. He was based at the University of Chicago for most of his career.

His research includes work on such diverse topics as Christian origins, the theory of ritual, Hellenistic religions, Māori cults in the 19th century, and the mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, as well as methodological studies on such common scholarly tools as description, comparison, and interpretation. An essayist, his works include ''Map is Not Territory, Imagining Religion: From Babylon to Jonestown,'' ''To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual,'' ''Drudgery Divine: On the Comparison of Early Christianities and the Religions of Late Antiquity,'' ''Relating Religion: Essays in the Study of Religion,'' and a collection of his writings on pedagogy, ''On Teaching Religion''. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Smith, Jonathan Z.
Published 1988
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by Smith, Jonathan Z.
Published 1992
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by Smith, Jonathan Z.
Published 1990
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Published 2013
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by Smith, Jonathan Z.
Published 2013
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Published 2005
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Published 2008
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Published 1987
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Published 1995
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