John W. Morehead

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Gender Male
Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Religious and cultural studies
Location Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Introduction As a cognitive adventurer, I am an academic researcher, writer, and speaker in intercultural studies, new religious movements, theology, religion and popular culture, and multi-faith engagement. I have an M.A. degree in intercultural studies which involved a thesis on Burning Man Festival, which is now available in book form through Lambert Academic Publishing in 2011 and available at I am also the Director of the Western Institute for Intercultural Studies, and the Custodian of the Evangelical Chapter of the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy.
Interests New religious movements, missiology, religion and popular culture, hyper-real (or fiction-based) spiritualities, practical theology in a postmodern context, multi-faith engagement, horror, science fiction and fantasy, and the paranormal.
Favorite Movies Young Frankenstein, Horror of Dracula, Frankenstein, horror, science fiction, and fantasy films (especially classic and Hammer Films, and the animation of Ray Harryhausen), The Planet of the Apes (the original), and Tombstone.