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Peter Manseau

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Peter Manseau is an author and currently a doctoral candidate in religion at Georgetown University, as well as the Patrick Henry Writing Fellow and lecturer in English at the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. His publications include Rag and Bone: A Journey Among the World's Holy Dead (2009), Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter (2008), Vows: The Story of a Priest, a Nun, and Their Son (2005), and Killing the Buddha: A Heretic’s Bible (2004, co-authored with Jeff Sharlet). His book Twenty Gods or None: The Making of a Nation from the Margins of Faith is under contract with Little, Brown & Co for anticipated publication in 2014. He received his B.A. from the University of Massachussetts - Amherst and M.A. from Georgetown University.