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SORAAAD BookNotes with the Bulletin: Randall Styers, Making Magic

This week’s book note looks at another discussion of magic, Randall Styers’ Making Magic: Religion, Magic, and Science in the Modern World (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004). Styers is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of … Continue reading

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SORAAAD BookNotes with the Bulletin: Allison P. Courdet, Religion, Magic, and Science in Early Modern Europe and America

This week’s “book note” looks at a very recent attempt to locate the comparative category “magic” in larger historical and discursive contexts,  Allison P. Courdet, Religion, Magic, and Science in Early Modern Europe and America (Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2011). Courdet … Continue reading

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