Jack Hunter is an anthropologist exploring the borderlands of consciousness, religion, ecology and the paranormal. He lives in the hills of Mid-Wales with his family. He is a Tutor in the Sophia Centre at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, as well as an Honorary Research Fellow with the University’s Alister Hardy Religious Experience Research Centre. He is also currently an Access to Higher Education lecturer in Humanities and Social Sciences at Newtown College. He completed a Permaculture design course at Chester Cathedral in 2017 and has been working on the One School One Planet project to develop a Permaculture programme for the mainstream curriculum. He is the author of Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic (2012) and Engaging the Anomalous (2018), editor of Strange Dimensions: A Paranthropology Anthology (2015), Damned Facts: Fortean Essays on Religion, Folklore and the Paranormal (2016), and co-editor with Dr David Luke of Talking With the Spirits: Ethnographies from Between the Worlds (2014).