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Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... the seventeenth century, for tactic reasons, repre- sented the Chinese state religion as mono the istic, therefore compatible with Chris tian ity, while Buddhism and Daoism and other forms of popu lar cults were regarded as idolatrous. This view had influenced generations of Eu ro pean intellectuals...
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... gathered so far, a medley of cults, rumors, complaints and trials, colonial fantasies, and administrative attacks. I found the region an ob- vious choice to test my archival and field findings. In the northern and central part of Gabon (the Ogooué Valley and the economic capital of Port- Gentil), the...
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By Brenda R. Weber
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-345
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
...- mentary short. Clarkson, Heather. 2014. 85: Mormons and Money the Prosperity Doctrine. The Mormon Expositor, December 10. Accessed September 20, 2017. https podtail . com / en / podcast / mormon - expositor - podcast / 85 - mormons - and - money - the - prosperity - doctrine / . Podcast. Code of...
Published: 07 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012351-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1235-1
... work remains an imagined source of prosperity, even if in practice it is dangerous and anything but reliable. But Ban Beuk relies upon mi grants: distant people, like distant objects, like the dam, hold sway over the village. In this, they may not be physically pre sent, but their effects the futures...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... (Kleeman 2016: 14, 257 258) and Buddhism (von Glahn 2004: 144 145) discour- aged blood sacrifice and spirit possession in popu lar religion. Both tolerated but sought to absorb the cults of local gods, by placing their own Daoist gods or Buddhas above local gods in a hierarchy of divine authority and...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... remains, artifacts, and texts. There was, however, no single Chinese religion but a number of diff er ent forms of religious activities and beliefs. Prehistoric ritual altars, cult statues, and burials point to ritual activities as a means of communicating with the extrahuman forces and expressions of...
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By Brenda R. Weber
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... - post . html. Bosker, Bianca. 2014. Hook of Mormon: Inside the Church s Online- Only Mission- ary Army. Huffington Post, April 9. https www . huffingtonpost . com / 2014 / 04 / 09 / mormon - church - online _ n _ 5024251 . html. Bowler, Kate. 2013. Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... knowledge with re spect to identity and power. As such, the pre sent abundance of stories, conversations, and fears about Mormonism creates an analytic through which we might better understand the workings of gender and Americanness in the current moment. Spiritual Neoliberalism: The Prosperity Gospel and...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... same time, built up, bricolage­ fashion, out of the cultural ele ments to hand creole speech. afRica is alive and Well in the diaspoRa | 167 Something similar is to be observed in the crucial arena of religion. In West Africa, the worship of the gods had been or ga nized in cult groups, based on...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... group compete or are synthesiz,ed with other parochial bonds to family, tribe, or cult, and with more universal ties to class, party, even nation. In reconciling all these ties, deciding wllicll interests or dimensions of on,e's identity take priority, Syrians may reach different conclusions...
Published: 07 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012351-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1235-1
... Lao Space between Siam and Indo- china, 1860 1945. Copenhagen: nIAs Monographs. Jackson, Peter. 1999. Royal Spirits, Chinese Gods, and Magic Monks: Thailand s Boom- Time Religions of Prosperity. South East Asia Research 7, no. 3: 245 320. Jackson, Peter. 2009. Markets, Media and Magic: Thailand s...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
..., especially those evangelical churches that embrace the doctrine of prosperity, along with Mormonism, in which the cele bration of wealth as a sign of divine blessing has always played a strong role. Lehmann argues (contra Max Weber) that these religious movements, which actively embrace cap i tal ist wealth...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
..., 157, 180, 234, 246 247, 291; Daoism in, 93, 98 99, 101, 109, 121; deity temples in, 62 63, 74, 184, 292; lineage activities in, 196 197, 219; the Mother Chen cult in, 66, 69, 71, 180, 244 245, 248 253, 255; shamans in, 82 capital accumulation, 14, 35, 38 39, 281 282, 309 314 capitalism, 32 34, 37, 82...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010296-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1029-6
.... Glossolalia and Linguistic Alterity: The Ontology of Inef- fable Speech. Religion and Society 6, no. 1: 75 89. Bordo, Susan. 1993. Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body. Berkeley: University of California Press. Brown, Peter. 1981. The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin...
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By Brenda R. Weber
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... Smith and Brigham Young, 45, 188 92, 200; and connections to Osama bin Laden, 17, 165, 166, 177, 187, 311n7; as dangerous cult leader, 165, 170, 172, 177; and demands for absolute control, 172, 177 79, 192, 251; as epitome of evil, 124, 125, 167, 168, 176 83, 319 20n5; and Outlaw Prophet, 42, 165, 183...
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By Florence Bernault
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
..., Pierre, 107, 200 bricolage, 5, 8 9 bride- clans, 40 bridge, Ngounié River, 56 58 Bruel, Georges, 152, 276n98 Bumweli, 32, 34, 219n22 burials, 97 102, 244n13, 244nn20 22, 250n75 Burton, Richard, 144, 156, 275n91 butchery (boucherie), 1, 117, 186, 188, 268n15 Bwiti (healing cult), 213n63, 230n158, 247n48...
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By Randy Martin
Published: 21 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389804-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8980-4
.... In terms of the experience of time, preemption means that the future is profaned. The future no longer holds a promise that the constraints of the present can be transcended or transformed. Without a conviction that the future bears our dreams, the idea of progress becomes di cult to sustain...
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By Kajri Jain
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012887-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1288-7
.... India s Middle Class: New Forms of Urban Leisure, Consumption and Prosperity. New Delhi: Routledge, 2010. Bryman, Alan. The Disneyization of Society. So cio log i cal Review 47, no. 1 (1999): 25 47. Castree, Noel. Making Sense of Nature. New York: Routledge, 2014. Chatterjee, Partha. Empires, Nations...