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Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395423-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9542-3
Published: 12 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380405-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8040-5
Published: 06 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385141-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8514-1
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...Resisting through Religion and for Religion ...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 25 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377115-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7711-5
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... This chapter explores three central values within black religion and culture: hospitality, healing practices, and ghosts/spirit stories. It looks at each topic individually and tells of experiences Rosemarie, her family members, and movement colleagues have had regarding each one. Her...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... This entry explores the acoustics of religion as both a conceptual and historical question. After a brief discussion of the sensory epistemology underlying the modern concept of religion, the entry turns to some of the central themes addressed by anthropologists, musicologists, and historians...
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By Agon Hamza
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 06 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
...Religion In the early 2000s, Žižek began an intensive project of generating his own account of Christian origins, at once inspired by and in opposition to Alain Badiou’s reading of St. Paul. Žižek’s goal in so doing was to find a way to preserve what he found most attractive in Badiou—his...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 10 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377351-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7735-1
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 10 February 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377351-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7735-1
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
...Civil Religion and Performed Politics in Postcolonial Congo This chapter considers the relationship between performance and authority during the postcolonial period under the dictatorial regime of Mobutu Sese Seko. State-scripted dancing and singing, most commonly known as animation politique...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374848-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
... secular and religious authority and supporting nationalism. The chapter returns to three themes in regards to the body in studies of religion, nationalism, and power: the body as center, conduit, and catalyst. The chapter also provides suggestions for future research and lines of inquiry by discussing...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374909-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7490-9
... This chapter spells out the implications of affect theory by laying out what it can offer religious studies in the wake of the linguistic turn. Where the linguistic turn successfully connected religions to systems of power by focusing on the relationships between religion, language, and history...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374909-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7490-9
... as a performative artifact of American religion, affectively engaging with and reshaping felt political structures for evangelical and nonevangelical bodies. Jesus Camp pedagogy postsecularism globalization American evangelical Christianity ...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374909-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7490-9
... This chapter brings together the theoretical resources developed throughout the book to advance a comprehensive theory of the chimpanzee waterfall dance. It begins with a reflection on the opposition, according to some philosophers of religion, between religion as a linguistically mediated...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
Published: 14 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376705-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7670-5
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... This chapter analyzes the critical role of religion in the transformation of the Nigerian state and society under successive civilian and military regimes from the attainment of independence in 1960 to the emergence of Nigeria’s fourth civil-democratic government (the Fourth Republic...
Published: 27 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376415-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7641-5