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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, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd printView all editions and formats
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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 demonstrates the unique place ufology  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Denzler
ISBN: 0520224329 9780520224322 9780520239050 0520239059
OCLC Number: 695890042
Description: 295 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 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 Afterword. Final Thoughts on Science, Religion, and UFOs Appendix. A Picture of the UFO Community Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Brenda Denzler.

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"A deeply researched history of 'ufology.'"--"Publishers Weekly

 
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