Beliefs and Habituated Bodies

A Response to Taner Edis, Science and Nonbelief

Authors

  • Sean Patrick McCloud The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.v40.i4.10727

Keywords:

religion, belief, science, religious studies

Abstract

None. This is one of several responses to a book in an authors meets critics set.

Author Biography

Sean Patrick McCloud, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Sean McCloud is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is the author of Making the American Religious Fringe: Exotics, Subversives, and Journalists, 1955-1993 (2004); Divine Hierarchies: Class in American Religion and Religious Studies (2007); and co-editor of Religion and Class in America: Culture, History, and Politics (2009).

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McCloud, Sean. 2007. Divine Hierarchies: Class in American Religion and Religious Studies. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

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———. 1997. Manufacturing Religion: The Discourse on Sui Generis Religion and The Politics of Nostalgia. New York: Oxford University Press.

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Published

2012-01-02

How to Cite

McCloud, S. (2012). Beliefs and Habituated Bodies: A Response to Taner Edis, Science and Nonbelief. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 40(4), 2–5. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.v40.i4.10727

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