Special Editor’s Introduction: G. I. Gurdjieff


  • Carole M. Cusack University of Sydney





Author Biography

  • Carole M. Cusack, University of Sydney
    Carole M. Cusack is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Sydney. She trained as a medievalist and her doctorate was published as Conversion among the Germanic Peoples (Cassell, 1998). She now researches contemporary religious trends (pilgrimage and tourism, modern Pagan religions, NRMs, and religion and popular culture). Her books include Invented Religions: Imagination, Fiction and Faith (Ashgate, 2010) and The Sacred Tree: Ancient and Medieval Manifestations (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011). She has published widely in edited volumes and journals, and is the editor (with Christopher Hartney) of Religion and Retributive Logic: Essays in Honour of Garry W. Trompf (Brill, 2010) and (with Alex Norman) of Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production (Brill, 2012). With Christopher Hartney (University of Sydney) she is editor of the Journal of Religious History (Wiley) and with Liselotte Frisk (Dalarna University) she was founding editor of the International Journal for the Study of New Religions (Equinox) from 2010–2013.




How to Cite

Cusack, C. M. (2015). Special Editor’s Introduction: G. I. Gurdjieff. Journal for the Academic Study of Religion, 27(3), 259-261. https://doi.org/10.1558/jasr.v27i3.26589