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T.M. Luhrmann

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Tanya Luhrmann is a psychological anthropologist and a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University. She received her education from Harvard and Cambridge universities, and was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2003. In 2007, she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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Of Two Minds
An Anthropologist Looks at American Psychiatry
Written by T.M. Luhrmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 14, 2001
Price: $17.95

With sharp and soulful insight, T. R. Luhrmann examines the world of psychiatry, a profession which today is facing some of its greatest challenges from within and without, as it continues to offer hope to many.

At a time when mood-altering drugs have revolutionized the treatment of the mentally ill and HMO’s... Read more >
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Of Two Minds
An Anthropologist Looks at American Psychiatry
Written by T.M. Luhrmann


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $13.99

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When God Talks Back
Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God
Written by T.M. Luhrmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.95

A bold approach to understanding the American evangelical experience from an anthropological and psychological perspective by one of the country's most prominent anthropologists.

Through a series of intimate, illuminating interviews with various members of the Vineyard, an evangelical church with hundreds of congregations across the country, Tanya Luhrmann leaps into the... Read more >
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When God Talks Back
Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God
Written by T.M. Luhrmann


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $28.95

How does God become and remain real for modern evangelicals? How are rational, sensible people of faith able to experience the presence of a powerful yet invisible being and sustain that belief in an environment of overwhelming skepticism? T. M. Luhrmann, an anthropologist trained in psychology and the acclaimed author of... Read more >
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When God Talks Back
Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God
Written by T.M. Luhrmann


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

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