Today we talk with Dr. Mark Allen Peterson about the magical Jinn. Dr. Peterson tells us more about the ancient concept of Jinn, how that affect modern Arabic uses of Jinn, and how the views on Jinn are affected by Movies and Western tampering.
- Dr. Mark A. Peterson
- Articles on Jinn
- Dr. Peterson's article "From Jinn to Genies
- Intertextuality, Media, and the Making of Global Folklore" is Chapter 5 in Folklore/Cinema: Popular Film as Vernacular Culture.
- The Folklore of Ancient Egyptian Monuments by L. V. Grinsell
- Untying the Magic of the Pharaoh by Barbara Drieskens and Rita Lucarell