Routledge Press has now released Dr. Darryl Caterine's and John Morehead's co-edited volume, "The Paranormal and Popular Culture: A Postmodern Religious Landscape." This collection of essays reflects an exciting array of perspectives on the popularity and significance of paranormal themes in mass-media culture, from scholars in the fields of Religious Studies, Sociology, English, and Media Studies. Its some 20 contributions include an essay by Dr. Ann Ryan (Department of English) entitled "Hunting the Ghost of Mark Twain," and an introductory overview by Dr. Caterine (Department of Religious Studies) situating the subject matter of paranormal pop culture within the growing demographic of Americans who identify as "spiritual but not religious."  

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