Ingie Hovland is a cultural and historical anthropologist who writes on Christianity. Her research interests include religion and colonialism, religion and gender, language-use, the body, space/place, material religion, and anthropology and history. She is the author of Mission Station Christianity: Norwegian Missionaries in Colonial Natal and Zululand, Southern Africa 1850-1890. She is a subject editor at the Marginalia Review of Books. Her website can be found at www.ingiehovland.net.