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Extreme Rituals – Dimitris Xygalatas CERC Interview series
July 9, 2013
Why do people engage in painful, costly, and even dangerous religious rituals? Dr. Dimitris Xygalatas, director of Masaryk University’s LEVYNA Laboratory for the Experimental Research of Religion, draws on fieldwork in Mauritius to explain.