the green fuse /Harris






key words:

Embodiment, ecology, embodied, tacit knowing, Eco-Paganism, protest, activism, Neo-Paganism, Goddess spirituality, ritual


"Embodied Eco-Paganism" (2013) in the Handbook of Contemporary Animism (ed. Harvey, G). Sheffield: Acumen Publishing. Pp: 403-15.

"Accessing Embodied Tacit Knowledge" (in press, 2014) in How to Research Religion: Putting Methods Into Practice (ed. Woodhead. L). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

"A Life in the Woods" (2012) in The Wanton Green, (ed. Cross and MacLellan). Also available online.

"The Power of Place: Protest Site Pagans" (Vol 2, 2011) in The European Journal of Ecopsychology, 1-27.

"Paganism and Neopaganisms", (2010). Article in The Spirit of Sustainability, (ed. Jenkins), Berkshire Publishing Group.

"Sacred Ecology", in Paganism: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies, (ed. Davy, B., 2009), Routledge. (Reprint of 1996 article detailed below).

"Dragon Environmental Network" and "Ecomagic", (2005). Articles in the Encyclopaedia of Religion and Nature, Continuum International Publishers, London and New York.

"Ritual and Neopaganism" (2006), (with Macha M. Nightmare), in Metaphysical, New Age, and Neopagan Movements, volume 3 of the series Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, USA.

"Dragon Environmental Network", (2002). Article in The Encyclopaedia of Modern Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism, Citadel Press.

Sacred Ecology (1996) in Paganism Today (ed. Harvey and Hardman), Harper Collins.

Selected presentations

'Honouring The Outcast Dead: The Cross Bones Graveyard' 'Interfaith & Social Change: Engagements from the Margins' conference, University of Winchester, September 2010.

'Listening to the Body: Focusing on Embodied Knowing' at KnowledgeLab IV: How Do We Know? Nottingham University, February 2007.

'Embodied Knowing in Eco-Paganism' at the International Conference on Social and Religious Studies, Havana, Cuba, July 2007.

'Bodies of Faith' at Faith, Spirituality and Social Change Conference, University of Winchester, April 2006.

'Deep Currents: The Two Tides of Neo-Paganism' (co-presented with Dr. C. Welch) at American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Washington, USA, November 2006.

Bodies of Resistance: Eco-Paganism in the protest movement
Presented at the 'Society for European Philosophy' Conference on theme of 'Resistance', held at the University of Greenwich, August 2004.

Notions of Embodied Knowledge
Presentation at the University of Winchester, where I am currently engaged in post-graduate research, February 2003.

Goddess Consciousness: Dimensions of Sex, Ecology & the Sacred'
This paper was originally presented at the Lancaster University conference on 'Nature Religion Today' in April 1996.

Sacred Ecology
This paper was originally presented at Newcastle University conference, 'Paganism Today' in September 1994. It was published in 'Paganism Today' (ed. Harvey and Hardman), 1996, Harper Collins.

Towards an Embodied Ecology
Working notes on the relationship between embodied knowledge and eco-philosophy.

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Last updated: January 2012

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