Timothy Carroll
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, University College London

Timothy Carroll is a British Academy postdoctoral fellow in anthropology at University College London. He is the author of Orthodox Christian Material Culture: Of People and Things in the Making of Heaven (2018). 

Written by Timothy Carroll

Rituals and celebrations
The scents of heaven

Frankincense and myrrh have long links to the sacred. Why has Christianity viewed them with both fascination and suspicion?

Timothy Carroll