Sun, Jul 16, 2006 - Page 18 News List

The expert on Taiwan's ghost busters

Academia Sinica researcher Paul Katz, defies expectations: he's a foreigner who knows local religious phenomena better than most Taiwanese

By Max Hirsch  /  STAFF REPORTER

Although Katz raises eyebrows in Taiwan for being a foreigner and an authority on its religious phenomena, for him, it's all just par for the course. After all, Taiwan's religious environment is a crossroads of traditions and cultures, and perhaps nobody is more qualified to appreciate that than a “foreigner.”

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