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The lure of the edge : scientific passions, religious beliefs, and the pursuit of UFOs

Author: Brenda Denzler
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guided tour through the complex world of the UFO/abduction movement.

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Genre/Form: Miscellanées
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Denzler
ISBN: 9780520224322 0520224329
OCLC Number: 46836738
Description: xviii, 295 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A short history of the UFO myth --
2. A short history of alien encounters --
3. Ufology : on the cutting edge or the fringe of science --
4. Ufology and the imaginal --
5. Ufology, God-talk, and theology.
Responsibility: Brenda Denzler.
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Offers an overview and valuation of the UFO/alien abduction movement as a social phenomenon positioned between scientific and religious perspectives. This book surveys the sociological contours of  Read more...

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"This is a definitive scholarly exploration of the UFO movement and community, as well as a fascinating book on the conceptual, religious, and scientific margins of modernity as we know it. Denzler Read more...

 
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