Spirit Matters

Spirit Matters

Occult Beliefs, Alternative Religions, and the Crisis of Faith in Victorian Britain

J. Jeffrey Franklin

Professor of English and Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Experiences
University of Colorado–Denver
J. Jeffrey Franklin is Associate Professor of English at the University of Colorado Denver. He is the author of Serious Play: The Cultural Form of the Nineteenth-Century Realist Novel and For the Lost Boys.


The Lotus and the Lion
Buddhism and the British Empire
J. Jeffrey Franklin
Buddhism is indisputably gaining prominence in the West, as is evidenced by the growth of Buddhist practice within many traditions and keen interest in meditation and mindfulness. In The Lotus and the Lion, J. Jeffrey Franklin traces the historical...