Phillip Lucas

Phillip Charles Lucas is Professor of Religious Studies at Stetson University. He is the Founding General Editor of Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions and author of numerous articles on new and minority religions. His books include The Odyssey of a New Religion: The Holy Order of MANS from New Age to Orthodoxy; Prime-Time Religion: An Encyclopedia of Religious Broadcasting (with J. Gordon Melton and John Stone); Cassadaga: The South’s Oldest Spiritualist Community (with Gary Monroe and John Guthrie), and New Religious Movements in the Twenty-First Century: Legal, Political, and Social Challenges in Global Perspective (with Thomas Robbins).