Omri Elisha

Omri Elisha is associate professor of anthropology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is the author of Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches (University of California Press, 2011). He received his PhD from New York University and was a Resident Scholar at the School for Advanced Research. His research on the anthropology of Christianity has covered topics such as US evangelical revivalism, social engagement, media activism, spiritual warfare, and ritual performance. His current research explores issues of cosmology, professionalization, and expertise among contemporary Western astrologers.

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