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Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395423-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9542-3
... thirteen Assurance and Confidence in The Two Sources of Morality and Religion a sociological interpretation of the distinction between static religion and dynamic religion Frédéric Keck Translated by...
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
... part two Resisting through Religion and for Religion This section, taking up Ortner’s point that “casualness about religion” was a significant defect of the classic resistance literature (1995, 181), fore- grounds religious belief within discussion of different forms of...
Published: 06 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385141-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8514-1
... 3 ‘‘Getting Religion Religion, Diversity, and Community in Public and Private Schools with meira levinson Introduction There are many arguments for and against school vouchers or, should ‘‘vouchers’’ be too politically loaded or descriptively restrictive a term, the...
Published: 12 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380405-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8040-5
Published: 05 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... I FEMINISM, RELIGION, AND THE SECULAR flavia agnes From Shah Bano to Kausar Bano Contextualizing the ‘‘Muslim Woman’’ within a Communalized Polity THIS ESSAY EXPLORES the intersection of gender and identity and weaves together two...
Published: 18 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394365-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9436-5
... 5 “Bad Religion” My purpose here has been to turn attention to the ways that Anzaldúa’s perspective of the borderlands centers spiritual transforma- tion as a possibility arising from the meeting of disparate cultures and as a necessary and more conscious element of the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392590-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9259-0
... CONCLUSION DOING EVERYTHING Religion, Race, and Empire in the U.S. Protestant Women’s Missionary Enterprise, 1812–1960 Mary A. Renda ‘‘SHALL I REFUSE n 1810, when the recently evangelized...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386650-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8665-0
...four l Postcolonial Studies and the Disciplines in Transformation Hybridity and Heresy: Apartheid Comparative Religion in Late Antiquity lll daniel boyarin For Jacques Derrida, in memoriam Jacques Derrida has written of the frontier...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388418-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8841-8
... Paula Richman and V. Geetha a A View from the South E. V. Ramasami’s Public Critique of Religion hile debates at the national level presented secularism as Wthe ostensible solution to Hindu-Muslim conflict in...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 5 Criminals and Religion Many would have us believe that criminals are completely irreligious— as if religion were the strongest brake on crime. It is true that some gang leaders and shameless criminals such as Lacenaire, Lemaire, Man- drin...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 45 Etiology of Crime urban density, alcoholism, wealth, and religion Density It is easier to see the influence of civilization on crime if we examine the causes one at a time...
Published: 11 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394013-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9401-3
... ChapTer 8 Enlightened Reformers and Popular Religion Polarizations and Mediations, 1770–1810 aFTer 1770 people aCross The BaJío lived new...
Published: 04 November 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
... 4 THE AMBIGUOUS RELATION OF RELIGION AND POVERTY Kossi A. Ayedze POVERTY AMONG AFRICAN PEOPLE AND THE AMBIGUOUS ROLE OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT espite its natural riches, Africa is known to the world as a poor conti- Dnent. Although most people all over...
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
...2 CHALLENGES OF THE GLOBAL AND INFORMAL ECONOMIES Takatso A. Mofokeng THE INFORMAL ECONOMY AND THE RELIGION OF GLOBAL CAPITAL n this essay, I look at the informal sector of the economy in Ghana, Kenya, ISouth Africa, and Jamaica. My thesis is that this...
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
...3 RELIGIOUS STRATEGIES FOR LIBERATING THE POOR Elizabeth Amoah AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION AND THE CONCEPT OF POVERTY n choosing the theme ‘‘Religion and Poverty’’ this group of Pan-African Ischolars from Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, South...
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
... Linda E. Thomas Dwight N. Hopkins RELIGION AND POVERTY RITUAL AND EMPOWERMENT IN AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA his essay utilizes a cross-cultural contrasting methodology to reflect on Tand analyze the means by which peoples of Africa and...
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
... Esther M. Mombo RELIGION AND MATERIALITY THE CASE OF POVERTY ALLEVIATION t is generally accepted these days that Africa is caught up in a trap created Iby the global culture of power vested in the private institutions of the market. As the Arusha Charter states...
Published: 21 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393436-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9343-6
...6 • RELIGION WHEN THE PRIVATE IS TRANSNATIONAL Deterritorialization, whether of Hindus, Sikhs, Palestinians or Ukraini- ans, is now at the core of a variety of global fundamentalisms, including Islamic and Hindu fundamentalism. In the Hindu case for example . . . it...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391425-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9142-5
... Afrocuban Religion, Museums, and the Cuban Nation Lisa Maya Knauer on a sunny afternoon in January 2004 the streets of Old Havana are crowded with tourists, hustlers, and Habaneros (Havana residents...
Published: 31 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384564-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8456-4
...Sucheta Mazumdar The Politics of Religion and National Origin: Rediscovering Hindu Indian Identity in the United States G It has been suggested that all earlier forms of national identity have given way and that ‘‘we are in the process of moving to a new global order in which the nation...