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Crop Circles As A New Expression Of Religiosity
2012-11-26 17:31:26

Crop circles offer just one instance of how religiosity is finding new expressions in our modern world says Anne Kalvig, assistant professor at the University of Stavanger.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.