Daniel Lattier insists that “Academics Write Rubbish that Nobody Reads.”

Sadly, however, many academic articles today are merely exercises in what one professor I knew called “creative plagiarism”: rearrangements of previous research with a new thesis appended on to them.

He has a few special remarks about the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. As a member of the American Academy of Religion, I can only say that we resemble those remarks.