Forum Response

The Confines of Consecration: A Reply to Critics


  • Lisa H. Sideris Indiana University



scientism, religion and science, evidentialism

Author Biography

Lisa H. Sideris, Indiana University

Lisa H. Sideris is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University, and is an Associate Editor for the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture.


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How to Cite

Sideris, L. H. (2015). Forum Response: The Confines of Consecration: A Reply to Critics. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 9(2), 221–239.