Why God talks back so loudly now: anthropological reflections on the American charismatic evangelical experience of belief

5:00 pm on Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6:30 pm on Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Contact Name:
Arlene Brennan
Tanya Marie Luhrmann is the Watkins University Professor in the Stanford Anthropology Department. Her books include Persuasions of the Witch’s Craft, (Harvard, 1989); The Good Parsi (Harvard 1996); Of Two Minds (Knopf 2000) and When God Talks Back (Knopf 2012). In general, her work focuses on the way that ideas about the mind affect mental experience. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2003 and awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007. In April 2014 she will receive the Grawemeyer Prize in Religion for When God Talks Back.