Out Of The Ordinary: Folklore and the Supernatural

edited by Barbara Walker
Utah State University Press, 1995
eISBN: 978-0-87421-320-1, Paper: 978-0-87421-196-2, Cloth: 978-0-87421-191-7


This contributed volume explores the functions of belief and supernatural experience within an array of cultures, as well as the stance of academe toward the study of belief and the supernatural. The essays in this volume call into question the idea that supernatural experience is extraordinary.

Among the contributors are Shelley Adler, David Hufford, Barre Toelken, and Gillian Bennett.

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