Dr. Jack Hunter

Ghosts, Spirits and Psychics: The Paranormal from Alchemy to Zombies - Edited by Matt Cardin


Year of Publication: 2015

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 978-1610696838

Binding: Hardcover.

Pages: 456.


Chapter titles: Entries on 'Ectoplasm,' 'Mediumship,' and 'Discarnate Entities.'

Paracoustics: Sound and the Paranormal - Edited by Steven T. Parsons and Callum E. Cooper


Year of Publication: 2015

Publisher: White Crow Books

ISBN: 978-1910121320

Binding: Hardcover.

Pages: 330.


Chapter title: 'Music and Altered States of Consciousness in Shamanism and Spirit Possession: An Overview of the Literature'

Out of the Shadows: A Cornucopia from the Psychedelic Press - Edited by Robert Dickins and Tim Read


Year of Publication: 2015

Publisher: Muswell Hill Press

ISBN: 978-1908995186

Binding: Paperback.

Pages: 222.


Chapter title: 'On the Nature of the Psilocybe Folk: Psychedelic, Psychoid Persons'

Neurotransmissions: Essays on Psychedelics from Breaking Convention - Edited by Dave King, David Luke, Ben Sessa, Cameron Adams and Aimee Tollan


Year of Publication: 2015

Publisher: Strange Attractor

ISBN: 978-1907222436

Binding: Paperback.

Pages: 326.


Chapter title: 'Beyond Castaneda: A Brief History of Psychedelics in Anthropology'

Daimonic Imagination: Uncanny Intelligence - Edited by Angela Voss and William Rowlandson


Year of Publication: 2013

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars

ISBN: 978-1443847261

Binding: Hardcover.

Pages: 455.


Chapter title: 'Numinous Conversations: Performance and Manifestation of Spirits in Spirit Possession Practices'

Darklore Vol. 6 - Edited by Greg Taylor


Year of Publication: 2011

Publisher: Daily Grail

ISBN: 978-0980711189

Binding: Paperback.

Pages: 272.


Chapter title: 'The Anthropology of the Weird: Ethnographic Fieldwork and Anomalous Experience'

Book Chapters

(2018). 'Rev. Elias Owen and the Folklore of the Tanat Valley.' (Forthcoming).


(2018). 'Preliminary Report on Extraordinary Experience in Permaculture: Collapsing the Natural/Supernatural Divide.' Journal of Exceptional Experiences and Psychology, Forthcoming.


(2018). 'Review: DMT Dialogues: Encounters with the Spirit Molecule.' Journal of Psychedelic Studies, Forthcoming.


(2018). 'Review: Edward Burnett Tylor, Religion and Culture.' Fieldwork in Religion, Forthcoming.


(2018). 'Review: Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture.' Religion and Society, Forthcoming. 


(2018). 'Reflecting on Edith Turner's Work and Influence.' Journal for the Study of Religious Experience. Vol. 4, No. 1. pp. 102-104.


(2017). 'Re-Thinking Charles Fort.' Bulletin of the British Association for the Study of Religion, No. 131, November 2017, pp. 22-24.


(2017). 'Reflecties op Paranthropology.' Tijdschrift voor Parapsychologie & Bewustzijnsonderzoek, Vol. 84, No. 2, pp. 8-11. (Translated by Fred Melssen).


(2017). 'Religious Education and the Paranormal: Reflections on Discussing Anomalous Experiences in the Classroom.' Religious Studies News: Spotlight on Teaching, October, pp. 4-8.


(2016). ‘Engaging the Anomalous: Reflections from the Anthropology of the Paranormal.European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 170-178.


(2016). ‘Ordinary Theology in the Classroom: Experience and Belief in Secondary Religious Education.RE Today Magazine, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 58-61.


(2016). ‘Religious Education and the Paranormal: Discussing Anomalous and Exceptional Experiences in the R.E. Classroom.’ Anomaly: Journal of Research into the Paranormal.


(2016). ‘Ghosts, Spirits and Gods: Perspectives from Anthropology.’ Anomaly: Journal of Research into the Paranormal.


(2015). ‘“Between Realness and Unrealness”: Anthropology, Parapsychology and the Ontology of Non-Ordinary Realities.Diskus: Journal of the British Association for the Study of Religion, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 4-20.


(2015). ‘“Spirits are the Problem”: Anthropology and Conceptualising Spiritual Beings.Journal for the Study of Religious Experience, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 76-86.


(2015). 'Three Legends of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant: Re-Animating the Landscape.' The Chronicle: Newspaper for the Tanat, Cain and Vyrnwy Valleys, April 2015, pp. 24-25.


Luke, D. & Hunter, J. (2015). ‘Talking With the Spirits: Ethnographies from Between the Worlds: An Overview.’ Paranormal Review: Magazine of the Society for Psychical Research, No. 73, pp. 18-20.


Caswell, J.M., Hunter, J. & Tessaro, L.W.E. (2014). ‘Phenomenological Convergence Between Major Paradigms of Classic Parapsychology and Cross-Cultural Practices: An Exploration of Paranthropology.Journal of Consciousness Exploration and Research, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 467-482.


(2014). ʻParanthropology: Towards a Parapsychological Anthropologyʼ Anomaly: Journal of Research into the Paranormal, Vol. 47, pp. 102-112.


(2014). ʻDefinitions, Origins, Functions and Experiences: Trends in the Anthropology of the Supernatural from Tylor to Turner.ʼ Beyond Borderlands: A Critical Journal of the Weird and Occult, No. 0, pp. 6-11.


(2013). ʻIntroduction: Taking Experience Seriously.ʼ Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 3-8.


(2013). ʻBeyond Castaneda: A Brief History of Psychedelics in Anthropology (Part 2).ʼ PsyPress UK, Issue 3, pp. 59-66.


(2013). ʻBeyond Castaneda: A Brief History of Psychedelics in Anthropology (Part 1).ʼ PsyPress UK, Issue 2, pp. 9-14.


(2012). ʻExpressions of Spirithood: Performance and the Manifestation of Spirits.ʼ Anomaly: Journal of Research into the Paranormal, Vol. 46, pp. 144-156.


(2012). ʻOn the Nature of the Psilocybe Folk.ʼ PsyPress UK, Issue 1, pp 3-5.


(2012). 'Anthropology and the Supernatural: From Spirits to Consciousness.ʼ Edgescience: Current Research & Insights, Issue 10, pp. 14-17.


(2012). ʻContemporary Physical Mediumship: Is It Part of a Continuous Tradition?ʼ Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 35-43.


(2012). 'EMFs and Spirit Mediumship: A Research Proposal.' Seriously Strange Magazine, Issue 138, pp. 16-17.


(2011). ‘The Anthropology of Spirit Mediumship: Mediumship, Animism and Altered States of Consciousness.’ Anomaly: Journal of Research Into the Paranormal, No. 45, pp. 128-142.


(2011). ʻPsychical and Anthropological Approaches to Spirit Mediumship.ʼ Seriously Strange Magazine, Issue 137, pp. 13-15.


(2011). ʻTalking With the Spirits: Anthropology and Interpreting Spirit Communicators.ʼ Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, Vol. 75.3, No. 904, pp. 129-142.


(2011). ‘Review: The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen and The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson.’ The Bristol Magazine: The Magazine for the City of Bristol, Issue 88, p. 44.


(2010). ʻAnthropology and the Paranormal: What's the Point?ʼ Paranthropology:Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 2-4.


(2010). ʻThe Persistence of Spirits.ʼ The Searchlight: Newsletter of the Academy of Spirituality and Paranormal Studies, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 8-9.


(2010). ʻTalking With the Spirits: More Than a Social Reality?ʼ Paranormal Review: Magazine of the Society for Psychical Research, April 2010, Issue 54, pp. 9-13.


(2010). ʻAnthropology and the Ontological Status of the Paranormal.ʼ Rhine- Online: Psi News Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 2. pp. 4-5.


(2010). ‘Talking With the Spirits: Anthropology and Interpreting Spirit Communications.’ Anomaly: Journal of Research Into the Paranormal, Vol. 44, pp. 34-39.


(2010). ʻContemporary Mediumship and Seance Groups in the UK: Speculations on the Bristol Spirit Lodge.ʼ Psychical Studies: Journal of the Unitarian Society for Psychical Studies, No. 76, pp. 7-13.


(2010). ʻThanks for the Memorates.ʼ Paranormal Magazine, September 2010, Issue 51, p. 82.


(2010). 'What Are Ghosts? My View.' Paranormal Magazine, June 2010, Issue 48, p. 64.


(2010). ʻThe Anthropologist and the Spiritualists.ʼ Paranormal Magazine, April 2010, Issue 47, pp. 40-43.


(2009). ʻThe Issue of Fraud and Performance in Mediumship.ʼ PSI: Journal of Investigative Psychical Research, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 17-25.


(2009). ʻAnthropology and The Paranormal: Approaches to the Investigation of Paranormal Beliefs and Practices.ʼ Anomaly: Journal of Research Into the Paranormal, Vol. 43, pp. 24-36.


Journal & Magazine Articles

Forthcoming Chapters

Chapter: 'Mediumship and the Experiential Self.'

Book: Extraordinary Experience in Western Contexts, Edited by Jean-Guy Goulet, Veronique Beguet & Deirdre Meintel. 


Chapter: 'The Dark Knight Rises: Shamanic Transformations in Gotham City.'

Book: Paranormal Pop: Religion, Pop Culture and the Supernatural, Edited by Darryl Caterine & John Morehead.



Continuing Bonds in Bereavement: New Directions for Research and Practice - Edited by Dennis Klass & Edith Maria Steffen


Year of Publication: 2017

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 978-0415356206  

Binding: Hardcover/Paperback

Pages: 392.


Chapter title: 'Ontological Flooding and Continuing Bonds.'

Other Publications

Folk Horror Revival: Corpse Roads - Edited by Andy Paciorek


Year of Publication: 2016

Publisher: Wyrd Harvest Press

ISBN: 978-1326553265

Binding: Paperback.

Pages: 564.


Poem title: 'A Bedtime Tale of Unspeakable Horrors (Inspired by Old Oswestry Hill Fort, Amongst Other Things)'

Blog Posts

Permaculture, Ecology, Education


"Stop Blaming Farmers for Everything": Challenges Communicating Change - One School One Planet, 10th January 2018.

'Reflecting on Classroom Experiences So Far...' - One School One Planet, 29th November 2017.

"Everything Can Impact Everything..." - One School One Planet, 24th November 2017.

"They Got the Soil to Come Alive..." - One School One Planet, 22nd November 2017.

"Soil Means Dirt, Crops and Ploughing a Field..." - One School One Planet, 17th November 2017.

"The Earth Just Looked Simply Beautiful and Awesome..." - One School One Planet, 27th October 2017.

"My Name is --, I Live in a Farmhouse in a Small Village in Wales..." One School One Planet, 20th October 2017.

"Animism and the Personhood of Ecosystems" - One School One Planet, 12th April 2017.

"What is Systems Thinking?" - One School One Planet, 29th March 2017.


Paranormal, Occult, Religious Education


'Lovecraft, the Psychedelic Experience and the Problem of Religious Language' - X-Files of the Humanities, 10th March 2017.

'Mysterium Horrendum: Exploring Otto's Concept of the Numinous in Stoker, Machen and Lovecraft - X-Files of the Humanities, 23rd October 2016.
'Toward a Fortean Religious Studies' - X-Files of the Humanities, 13th October 2016.

'Slender Man and the Ontological Argument' - X-Files of the Humanities, 4th October 2016.

'Can Science See Spirits?: Neuroimaging Studies of Mediumship and Possession' - Daily Grail, 27th May 2014.



Corpi Sciamanici: La Nozione di Persona Nello Studio Dello Sciamanesimo - Edited by Sergio Botta & Marianna Ferrara


Year of Publication: 2018

Publisher: Edizioni Nuova Cultura

ISBN: 978-8868125585

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 338.


Chapter title: 'Medianta e "modelli popolari" della mente e della materia' ('Mediumship and Folk Models of Mind and Matter').

Other Media

Reviews

Damned Facts (2016). - Reviewed by Dr. Alan Gauld in Journal of the Society for Psychical Research.

Damned Facts (2016) - Reviewed by Dr. William Rowlandson in Paranthropology.


Strange Dimensions (2015) - Reviewed by Peter Rogerson for Magonia Review of Books.


Talking With the Spirits (2014) - Review by Dr. Gerhard Mayer in Gesellschaft für Anomalistik.

Talking With the Spirits (2014) - Review by Dr.  Carlos Alvarado for Parapsychology: News, History, Research.

Talking With the Spirits (2014) - Review by Dr. Paul Williams for Scientific and Medical Network.

Talking With the Spirits (2014) - Review by Dr. William Rowlandson in Paranthropology.

Talking With the Spirits (2014) - Review by Paul Devereux in Journal of the Society for Psychical Research.

Talking With the Spirits (2014) - Review by Julian Vayne for The Blog of Baphomet.


Paranthropology (2012) - Review by Dr. Jean-Michel Abrassart for Scepticisme Scientifique.

Paranthropology (2012) - Review by Iona Miller in Journal of Consciousness Exploration and Research.

Paranthropology (2012) - Review by David Taylor in Anomaly.

Paranthropology (2012) - Review by P.G. Nosachy in Herald: Philosophy and Theology.


Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic (2012) - Review by Darren Mann for The Paranormal Database.

Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic (2012) - Review by Ryan Hurd for Reality Sandwich.

Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic (2012) - Review by Michael J. Rush for Journal of Exceptional Experiences and Psychology.

Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic (2012) - Review by Paul Little for Little Book Reviews.

Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic (2012) - Review by John R. DeLorez for smopblog.


Darklore Vol. VI (2011). edited by Greg Taylor - Reviewed by John Rimmer on Magonia Review of Books.