Clinical Ethnography and the American Religious History Workshop Present:

Tanya Luhrmann, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, Stanford University

“Hearing God: report on an experiment on prayer and unusual sensory experience”

Time: 4:30pm, Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
Place: Rosenwald 11
Food: Refreshments provided

Many American evangelical Christians seek to hear God directly and intimately. This presentations reports on the use of psychological experimental methods to explore the ethnographic observation that the prayer practices used by evangelicals affect their spiritual experience and their sensory experience in non-obvious ways.