Dr Tremlett is a Research Associate and part-time lecturer at the School of Oriental & African Studies in London. He is assistant editor of Culture and Religion and co-editor of Taiwan in Comparative Perspective. He has published essays on theory and method in the study of religions and on aspects of religion and culture in the Philippines and Taiwan. Books on Claude L'vi-Strauss and theory in the study of religions are forthcoming. He can be contacted at pt10@soas.ac.uk.