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Adam Seligman


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Adam Seligman is a professor of religion at Boston University and research associate at the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs. He is also the founding director of CEDAR – Communities Engaging with Difference and Religion. His publications include The Idea of Civil Society (1992), The Problem of Trust (1997), and a trilogy with co-author Robert Weller: Ritual and its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity (2008); Rethinking Pluralism: Ritual, Experience and Ambiguity (2012); and How Things Count as the Same: Memory, Mimesis, and Metaphor (2018).

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