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Series: New Americanists
Published: 16 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383826-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8382-6
Published: 14 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372868-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7286-8
Published: 11 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021216-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2121-6
...III. Ancestors Today I remember the dead in my house. The woman who died night after night and her dying was a long good­ bye, a train that never left. Octavio Paz, Interrupted Elegy 20 A few years back, a well- known journalist wrote a short text about my father that circulated on the internet...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...On God and Ancestors Ndukwana kaMbengwana James Stuart (1868–1942) was born in the British colony of Natal. As a young man, he became fluent in Zulu and served in the Native Affairs Department as an inter- preter before becoming a magistrate and later assistant secretary for native affairs...
Published: 14 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372868-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7286-8
Published: 30 March 1992
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8236-2
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 09 August 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1311-2
...Spiritual Memories and Ancestors ...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 05 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395379-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9537-9
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 09 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002130-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0213-0
Published: 07 December 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388784-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8878-4
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 15 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399049-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9904-9
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012306-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1230-6
...4ANCESTRY, ANCESTORS, AND CONTESTED KINSHIP AFTER DNA When I lived in India Village in 2005 and 2006, there was a funeral or tomb- stone unveiling to attend nearly every weekend. Unlike the funerals, which took place the first weekend following someone s passing, the tombstone un- veilings could...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... of Chinese popu lar religion (Fan and Chen 2016; Sangren 1987; Weller 1987) generally include practices such as deity worship, spirit possession, , , 3 Popu lar Religiosity Deities, Spirit Mediums, Ancestors, Ghosts, and Fengshui ChApter 352 divination and Chinese geomancy (fengshui, lunar calendar...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... tHe african ancestors Entanglements of Citizenship, Colonialism, and Religion in the Netherlands markus balkenhol 266 · Markus Balkenhol not only seen as emancipated, but this emancipation is understood specifically as an emancipation from religion. In this chapter, I introduce people who make the opposite...
Series: New Americanists
Published: 13 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389040-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8904-0
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
Published: 07 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376613-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7661-3
Published: 15 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393160-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9316-0
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 09 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013112-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1311-2
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
..., 1993 In China, lineages (zongzu, are kinship groups that trace their common ancestry through the patri- lineal line to a founding male ancestor, many genera- tions in the past. These descent organ izations are ritual communities composed of member family units. These families come together a few times...