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Dr. Jack Hunter | Greening The Paranormal, Animism, & Foreign Intelligence

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Dr. Jack Hunter is an anthropologist exploring the borderlands of consciousness, religion, ecology and the paranormal. He lives in the hills of Mid-Wales with his family. He is a tutor with the Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and teaches on the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology. He is also an Access to Higher Education lecturer in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Newtown College.

He’s the author of titles like:

Manifesting Spirits: an ethnographic study of a contemporary trance mediumship development circle in suburban Bristol.

Spirits, Gods and Magic: an introduction to the anthropology of the supernatural.

Greening the Paranormal: exploring parallels between anomalistics (the study of the paranormal in all its guises, incorporating parapsychology, paranthropology, cryptozoology, religious studies, and so on), and ecology.

Engaging the Anomalous: a collection of essays written by Jack Hunter between 2010-17. Together, the essays push toward the development of a non-reductive, participatory and experiential anthropology of the paranormal.


PLUS Content

  • Sensing animal consciousness/intelligence.
  • Soul birds & spirit possession of animals.
  • A Hidden Predator & the privacy of our own minds.
  • Fractal geometry & ecstatic experience.
  • Psychic naturalism.
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