Crane, Hillary and Deana Weibel (eds.) (December 2012) Missionary Impositions: Conversion, Resistance, and Other Challenges to Objectivity in Religious Ethnography, edited volume on the topic of the ethical complications of fieldwork among proselytizing informants. Lexington Books.
ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Weibel, Deana L. (2020) "'Maybe you were put here to be the answer': Religious overtones in the new Space Force recruitment video." The Space Review. May 11, 2020. https://www.thespacereview.com/article/3942/1
Weibel, Deana L. (2020) "Magnificent isolation: what we can learn from astronauts about social distancing and sheltering in space." The Space Review. March 23, 2020. https://www.thespacereview.com/article/3903/1
Weibel, Deana.L. (2020) "Following the Path That Heroes Carved into History: Space Tourism, Heritage, and Faith in the Future". Religions 11, 23. (a special issue called "Faith in Spiritual and Heritage Tourism" edited by Michael A. Di Giovine and Mohamad Sharifi-Tehrani) https://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/11/1/23
Weibel, Deana L. (2019) “Medieval ’Miracle of Equilibrium’ or Contemporary ‘Sanctuary of Rock-Hard Faith’?: How Digital Media Guides Visitors’ Experiences at the Shrine of Rocamadour, France,” a chapter in an edited volume on “Religion and Mobile Apps” for Palgrave Macmillan’s Contemporary Anthropology of Religion series, edited by Jacqueline Fewkes.
Weibel, Deana L. (2019) “Mock Rituals, Sham Battles, and Real Research: Anthropologists and the Ethnographic Study of the Bontoc Igorot in 1900s ‘Igorrote Villages,’” in Histories of Anthropology Annual. Volume 13, University of Nebraska Press. Edited by Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach.
Weibel, Deana L. (2019) "The NASA-Vatican relationship models a bridge between science and religion." The Space Review. July 16, 2019. http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3757/1
Weibel, Deana L. (2019) “Destiny in Space.” Anthropology News 60 (4): 26-27.
Weibel, Deana L. (2019) “Astronauts vs. mortals: space workers, Jain ascetics, and NASA’s transcendent few.” The Space Review. April 18, 2019. http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3690/1
Weibel, Deana L. (2017) “Space exploration as religious experience: Evangelical astronauts and the perception of God’s worldview.” The Space Review. August 21, 2017. http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3310/1#idc-cover
Weibel, Deana L. 2016 “Rocamadour Pilgrimage” in The Oxford Companion to Cheese by Catherine Donnelly (ed.). Oxford University Press
Weibel, Deana L. 2015 ’Up in God’s Great Cathedral’: Evangelism, Astronauts, and the Seductiveness of Outer Space” in The Seductions of Pilgrimage: Afar and Astray in the Western Religious Tradition, by Michael Di Giovine and David Picard (eds). Ashgate Studies in Pilgrimage, Ashgate Publishing, pp. 233-256.
Weibel, Deana L. (2015 Kindle edition, 2016 Print edition) “Pennies from Heaven: Objects in the Use of Outer Space as Sacred Space” in Touching the Face of the Cosmos: On the Intersection of Space Travel and Religion, Paul Levinson and Michael Waltemathe (eds.), Connected Editions (Kindle version) and Fordham University Press (print edition).
Weibel, Deana (2015) “Lessons from GVSU’s Ethnographic Field School,” (blog post) Engaged GVSU: Reflections from the GVSU Office of Community Engagement, https://gvsucommunity.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/lessons-from-gvsus-ethnographic-field-school/.
Weibel, Deana L. 2014 “A Savage at the Wedding and the Skeletons in My Closet: My Great-Grandfather, “Igorotte Villages,” in Mutuality: Anthropology's Changing Terms of Engagement, by Roger Sanjek (ed). University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. 99-117.
Weibel, Deana L. and Katie L. Kujala, (2014) "Blessed Goats: On the Melding of Church and Cheese in Rocamadour, France," in the "Research Notes" section of the Spring 2014 issue of Digest: A Journal of Foodways and Culture.
Weibel, Deana L. 2012 “Blind in a Land of Visionaries: When a Non-Pilgrim Studies Pilgrimage” in Missionary Impositions: Conversion, Resistance, and Other Challenges to Objectivity in Religious Ethnography, Hillary K. Crane and Deana L. Weibel (eds). Lexington Books, pp. 92-109 .
Weibel, Deana L. 2012 “Magnetism and Microwaves: Religion as Radiation” In The Body and Religion: Modern Science and the Construction of Meaning, David Cave and Rebecca Sachs Norris (eds). Brill Academic Publishing. pp. 171-198.
Weibel, Deana L. and Patricia O. Afable . (2012) “'The Igorrote Village' at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909: Bontoc Performers and their American Showman" In Igorot by Heart: Keynotes and Selections of a Generation, John Dyte et al (eds.) Igorot Global Organization, pp. 213-243.
Weibel, Deana L. (2007). Society for the Anthropology of Religion monthly column in Anthropology News, “Magic, Science and Religion in Space?” Volume 48, Number 2.
Weibel, Deana L. (2007) “A New Take on Kinship Studies” in the Grand Valley State University Anthropology Club’s Winter 2007 Anthropology Advocate.
Weibel, Deana L. and Glen E. Swanson. 2006. Malinowski in Orbit: ‘Magical Thinking’ in Human Spaceflight. Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly 13 (3): 53-61.
Weibel, Deana L. 2005a. “The Virgin Mary Versus the Monkeys” In Religious Innovation in a Global Age, George N. Lundskow (ed.). McFarland. pp. 247-257.
Weibel, Deana L. 2005b. “Of Consciousness Changes and Fortified Faith: Creativist and Catholic Pilgrimage at French Catholic Shrines” In Pilgrimage and Healing, Jill Dubisch and Michael Winkelman (eds.). University of Arizona Press.. pp. 111-134.
Weibel, Deana L. 2003. Controlling Chance, Creating Chance: Magical Thinking in Religious Pilgrimage. The Journal for the Academic Study of Magic 1: 161-178.
Weibel, Deana L. 2002a. The New Age and the Old World: the Interpretation and Use of European Shrines by Religious Creatives. Maria: A Journal of Marian Studies 2.(2): 81-87.
Weibel, Deana L. 2002b. 'The Energy We Call the Goddess': the Religious Creativist Use of a Roman Catholic Shrine. Maria: A Journal of Marian Studies 2.(2): 88-94.
Weibel, Deana (2014) Review of Tourism and the Power of Otherness: Seductions of Difference, edited by Michael DiGiovine and David Picard. Invited submission to the International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage.
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