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Monthly Archive for July, 2016

About the Author: Marcus Baynes-Rock is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Human Distinctiveness project. He is an Australian anthropologist and a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame.  For people in so called “developed” countries the concept of scavenging is aligned with much negativity. The scavenger is the unproductive, the […]

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About the Author: Dori Beeler is an anthropologist on the Developing Virtues in Scientific Practice project. Her interests include spirituality, medical science and expertise, well-being, and ethnography. As an anthropologist, I find it important to review ethnographic texts on any aspect of research.  Such reviews provide secondary data and analysis that offer insight into aspects […]

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About the Author: Louise Bezuidenhout’s current research focuses on empirical ethics, and uses sociological techniques to investigate ethical issues within the life sciences. I have spent many happy years in laboratories – first as a student, then as an independent researcher – and I am often asked by colleagues in the humanities what it was like. What do I […]

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About the Author: Julia Feder is a Catholic theologian whose research interests lie in theological anthropology, suffering, and salvation.  Many people today, even believing Christians themselves, would describe the Christian idea of salvation as primarily individual, spiritual, and other-worldly. Salvation, for these folks, is something that happens to a believer who turns her life over to Jesus. […]

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