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    Edward Berryman (2005). Belief, Apparitions, and Rationality: The Social Scientific Study of Religion After Wittgenstein. [REVIEW] Human Studies 28 (1):15 - 39.
    The goal I pursue is to redefine the study of religious epistemology on the basis of an ethnomethodological extension of Wittgenstein. This approach shows that the nature of religious belief and its relation to facts, proofs, and empirical reality are matters that are dealt with by ordinary members of society. The examination of this lay epistemology reveals that – far from being a settled and established entity – religious belief is a polymorphous phenomenon. Religious belief is a pragmatic resource whose (...)
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  2. Edward Berryman (2005). Belief, Apparitions, and Rationality: The Social Scientific Study of Religion After Wittgenstein1. Human Studies 28 (1):15-39.
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    Edward Berryman (2005). Taking Pictures of Jesus: Producing the Material Presence of a Divine Other. [REVIEW] Human Studies 28 (4):431 - 452.
    A new form of visual representation of divine others is emerging: photography. I examine here a set of photos of deities related to an apparition claim. The goal I pursue is to analyze the self-constitutive features of these pictures – how they produce what they claim to be. I argue that the “presence' of the deities in the photos is achieved through “incarnation practices.' But these pictures are not just a factual representation of alleged mystical events. They constitute an update (...)
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  4. Edward Berryman (2005). Taking Pictures of Jesus: Producing the Material Presence of a Divine Other. Human Studies 28 (4):431-452.
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