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Klansmen, Zombie Apocalypses, and End Times Narratives: Or, an Afternoon with Kelly J. Baker

Kelly Baker is a Lecturer of Religious Studies and American Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In the following interview, Baker discusses her recent book, Gospel According to the Klan (University Press of Kansas, 2011), which, as her UT … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Profane: Revenants, Vampires, Zombies

[This paper was presented at the AAR’s Southeast Regional Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR) yearly conference in Atlanta on March 3, 2o12, as part of a panel on “Zombies and Zombie Apocalypses.”] By Gregory L. Reece The word … Continue reading

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The Other Kind of “Apocalypse”: The Christian Worldview of “They Live”

[This paper was presented at the AAR’s Southeast Regional Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR) yearly conference in Atlanta on March 3, 2o12, as part of a panel on “Zombies and Zombie Apocalypses.”] By Joseph Laycock John Carpenter’s They … Continue reading

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Vampire Churches, Vampire Images, and “Invented Religions”

[Please Note: This paper was presented at the AAR’s Southeast Regional Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR) yearly conference in Atlanta this past weekend, as part of a panel on “Zombies and Zombie Apocalypses.” Over the next week, additional … Continue reading

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Medieval Anti-Zombie Tech?

Recent excavations of medieval church burial grounds in parts of Ireland have, apparently, unearthed human remains with large stones forcibly inserted in subjects’ mouths, “something researchers believe locals did to stop the dead from returning to walk the Earth as … Continue reading

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