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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Prologue. Cows and Hero- Worship otice how Yvonne Rainer seems to enter into most every• thing I...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
...sIx Shahrastani on Indian Idol Worship | 1973 Historically the presence of Islam in the Indian subcontinent is often viewed as an exemplification of po liti cal hegemony eliciting, if not requiring, religious conversion. In par tic u lar, Mahmud of Ghazna (fl. 997 1030 ad) qualifies...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...17 Taíno Worship Ramón Pané Spanish priest Ramón Pané joined Columbus s second expedition. Although he trav- eled only to Hispaniola and wrote about what he observed there, his description of the Taíno people is relevant to Jamaica, which was inhabited by people with a similar culture. Pané...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 09 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013112-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1311-2
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
... shared by my Muslim interlocutors too. The sensation of feeling attached to their respective places of worship was commonly expressed by both Christian and Muslim men and women in Abuja. As suggested by the church member s statement, this sensation is tied to the fact that places of worship are sites...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... and interviewed authorities on the subject, including Price-Mars, who later took issue with Seabrook s interpretation. The resulting publication, The Magic Island (1929), was a sensational account of worship practices that popularized the term zombie in the United States and led to a fascination for Voodoo...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... worship Him today! How I praise Him for the all-cleansing blood! Jesus’ promises are true and sure. The woman said to Him, after He had uncovered her secret, “Sir, I perceive that Thou art a prophet.” Yes, He was a prophet. He was that great prophet that Moses said the Lord would raise up. He...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
...Glossary an Buddhist nunnery bai to worship or honor (divinities) baichantuan worship and penance groups usually composed of women who chant scriptures for Daoist and Buddhist rituals baifo shaoxiang worship the Buddha and burn incense implies that worshippers pray for favors without...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-059
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... that the moving pic- ture films, for instance, were approved by His Worship, the Mayor, and when I sat beside His Worship, the Mayor at dinner, behold, His Worship was colored. I almost hesitated at the barber shop but the barbers did not hesitate. It was a strange sort of luxury to ride on railways where...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... The one consistent moral force in the early years of African American youth growing up in Louisiana in the 1950s was black religion. Sunday morning was more than simply a time of worship. It was a time of shaping one’s values and learning how to use them, a time of developing a sense of personal...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
...Part II RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY AND SYNCRETISM IN WENZHOU (The Yue people of the Ou River [Wenzhou area] love to worship their gods; in their mountains and along their waterways are many unorthodox deity temples. These temples cast an image of grandeur and resoluteness. Whoever displays strength...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-035
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
.... The people at first persecuted us both at meetings and baptisms, but, God be praised, they seldom interrupt us now. We have applied to the Honourable House of Assembly, with a petition of our distresses, being poor people, desir- ing to worship Almighty God according to the tenets of the Bible, and they have...
Published: 06 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005674-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0567-4
... in the late eigh teenth century as the Quakers subdued their ecstatic forms of worship, the Shaking Quakers, or the United Society of Believers in Christ s Second Appearing, as they called themselves, arrived in the United States from Liverpool, England, in early August 1774 with their future leader, Ann...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021230-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2123-0
... part of collective ec- static worship as she and her bands and congregations created sound envi- ronments inseparable from spiritual expression (fb, 3). But Alice was more than Christian; over her lifetime she observed an alternative cosmology. Like other jazz musicians of her time, her spiritual...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... for any man or woman whom they had done to death. Another brother of this Jharhu was a very noted Thug leader, at that time still at large, of the name of Phulsa.) But you worship at Devi s temples? [Devi being the Hindu goddess, con- sort of the god Siva.] Yes, of course. All men worship at her temple...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-133
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
... of worship) that had its origination in Los Angeles and spread all over the country. . . . We do not doubt that some have received a genuine baptism in these fa- DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF WILLIAM J. SEYMOUR 385 natical meetings, but two thirds of the so called baptisms are only a worked...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... articulated through vari ous texts. When states were formed, rulers and elites dominated the worship of heav- enly bodies, the Earth, the mountain, and the river. Thus there was the official religion, which meant that religious activities such as performing rituals at the correct time and building temples...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... This chapter goes to the heart of civilization practice, namely the religious worship of images in India and China and especially the recurrent campaigns to destroy them. It examines the variegated histories of iconoclasm in India and China and the problem of sovereignty that is central to them...