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Philip Deslippe is a PhD candidate in the Department of Religious Studies and former instructor in the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has written articles for several academic journals including Amerasia, Japanese Religions, and the Journal of Yoga Studies. www.philipdeslippe.com