Why ecstatic religious movements coincide with economic inequality.
Connor Wood is a PhD candidate in religion and science at Boston University. He holds an undergraduate degree in creative writing, which he puts to use blogging about neat stuff like evolution and religion at Patheos.com. Connor's BU research team manages surveys on spiritual experiences and beliefs at ExploringMyReligion.org. Connor once took the Trans-Siberian Railroad across Russia, and has never regretted it.