Christine Hoff Kraemer is a religious studies scholar specializing in contemporary Paganism, sexuality, theology, and popular culture. In 2008, she completed her PhD in Religious and Theological Studies at Boston University with a project entitled ”The Erotic Fringe: Sexual Minorities and Religion in Contemporary American Literature and Film.”
Christine serves as Managing Editor of the Patheos Pagan Channel. She is also an instructor in the Theology and Religious History department at Cherry Hill Seminary, where she served as department chair from 2010-2012. Her book Seeking the Mystery: An Introduction to Pagan Theologies was released in 2012 from Patheos Press. Christine’s next project, Eros and Touch from a Pagan Perspective (Routledge, 2013), integrates her experience in massage therapy and religious witchcraft into her scholarly work. She lives in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
Yvonne Aburrow has been a Pagan since 1987 and a Wiccan since 1991. She has an MA in Contemporary Religions and Spiritualities from Bath Spa University and lives and works in Oxford, UK. She has written four books on the mythology and folklore of trees, birds, and animals, and two anthologies of poetry. Yvonne is also the editor of the Theologies of Immanence wiki, a collaborative project for creating grass-roots Pagan theology.
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