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Jack Hunter, Annelin Eriksen, Jon Mitchell, Mattijs van de Port, Magnus Course, Nicolás Panotto, Ruth Barcan, David M. R. Orr, Girish Daswani, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Sofía Ugarte, Ryan J. Cook, Bettina E. Schmidt and Mylene Mizrahi

Over the last 10 years or so, there has been a growing scholarly interest in the paranormal among the social sciences. This book is an important element of that renaissance of interest in the paranormal, legitimating the sociological study of a

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Khaled Furani

of our day, that I have set myself to examine systemically, among the lower races, the development of Animism … In these investigations, however, made rather from an ethnographic than a theological point of view, there has seemed little need of

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Eileen Barker

Linda Woodhead, James T. Richardson, Martyn Percy, Catherine Wessinger and Eileen Barker

The Best Article I Ever Read – Linda Woodhead I wish I had been present at the 1993 annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) when Professor Eileen Barker delivered her subversive presidential address: “The

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Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt and Joan Wallach Scott

that Scott and others have been putting forward with some force for several years now: that within the ‘clash of civilization’ trope that so often dominates discussions on the role of religion (or, more specifically, Islam), a false claim to a

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

anthropology might almost be claimed as a missionary science, first, on account of its great utility to missionaries, and second, because the material upon which it is built has so largely been gathered by them.” Darnell (1970: 89) agrees, over 60 years later

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Kosher Biotech

Between Religion, Regulation, and Globalization

Johan Fischer

as part of an ongoing research project that explores the interfaces between kosher (‘fit’ or ‘proper’) regulation, on the one hand, and highly industrialized and specialized (food) production, on the other. In recent years, the global market for