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At the 2012 American Academy of Religion Conference a discussion ensued on Secularism in Antebellum America–the problems, prospects, lacunae, implications, findings, and whatnot. The discussion…
My response to Michael Warner’s review of Secularism in Antebellum America wrapped inside a statement on the analytical problems and prospects of enchantment. “So I…