Archive for July, 2020

Danièle Hervieu-Léger’s ‘Le Temps Des Moines’ (2017)

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Europe’s pre-eminent sociologist of religion’s monumental meditation on the drama of French monasticism since the Revolution. The best book I have reviewed in a very long time. The author marries a highly personal sensitivity to coolly analytic description and interpretation in a way that far outshines most of her English counterparts.

Danièle Hervieu-Léger’s ‘Le Temps des Moines’ (2017)

Review of ‘Hunted’ by Kevin O’Neill

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‘Hunted’ – by Kevin O’Neill
A troubling but slightly sensationalist account of Pentecostal drug ‘recovery’ programmes in Guatemala.

Review of Helena Hansen: ‘Addicted to Christ’

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Helena Hansen’s ‘Addicted to Christ’A psychiatrist-anthropologist’s cautiously sympathetic  appraisal of a Pentecostal addiction recovery programme in Puerto Rico