Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 46, No 3-4 (2017)

Bodies, Biopolitics, and Mushrooms Once Again: A Response to Donovan Schaefer

Hollis Phelps
Issued Date: 21 Dec 2017


In this short essay, I respond to Donovan Schaefer's response to my paper, "Do Mushrooms Have Religion, Too?" Continuing the line of critique originally formulated, I suggest that Schaefer's exclusion of non-animal life from the realm of bodies conceals a biopolitical decision.

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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.33415


Schaefer, Donovan. 2017. “Animal Politics: Species, Evolution, and Religious
Affects,” Bulletin for the Study of Religion 46 (3–4): 40–45. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.34126.


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