Ingie Hovland completed a PhD in Social Anthropology at SOAS (University of London) in 2006, entitled Distance destroys and kills: An anthropological inquiry into the nature of faith in a Lutheran Norwegian missionary society. Her research interests include religion, especially Christianity, gender, historical anthropology, and ethnographic method. She now lives in Athens, GA, and works as a writer. She can be contacted at ingiehovland(AT)yahoo.co.uk.
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