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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 610–620.
Published: 01 December 2010
... civilizations. Duke University Press 2011 The Indo-­Mediterranean Caduceus and the Worship of the Tree, the Serpent, and the Mother Goddess in the South of India Patrizia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Banarsidass. Is God an Untouchable? A Case of Caste Conflict in Rajasthan Dominique-Sila Khan Is the category of caste - jatior warn - relevant to caste. The person against whom the complaint was classlfylng the gods worshipped by the Hindus? An- lodged has slandered our...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 616–632.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of descent and the classification of ancestral worship from the state and literati to kin. He also argued that because institutional- the populace. It also allowed for more general 621 ized patrilineal kinship served to promote mu- use of written genealogies to certify patrilineal tual assistance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 166–174.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Christianity. This diversity brought with it different ideas about what to include in a space for Christian worship. Would there be a baptismal font? A vestry to allow for the storage of sacred articles? Efforts to resolve these disagreements usually yielded modular solutions, such as a (re)movable font...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 194–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of a church choir that they could best worship God; rather it was through using their individual voice. I start this piece with my conversation with Laurent because I eventually came to realize that it was key to a question I had been puzzling over throughout my fieldwork on the “new” postgenocide...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Shiv makes him sitting, fighting, or dancing, while paintings him chief of the ganas, his attendants, and tells and other media have more variations still. He is all gods he must be worshipped first. The Lord of strong, sturdy, and beautiful. He is often...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 93–121.
Published: 01 August 1993
... for granted, viewing Islam as a matter of transitions and substitutions remain in a state of ‘aqa’id and ‘ibadat.(a set of beliefs and specific acts extreme fluidity and occur on highly contested of worship), plus a certain basic ethical code, inher- territory. allowing for plenty...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 647–656.
Published: 01 December 2015
... African Muslims idolatry (shirk), here the worship of men along retain an epistemology of “embodied knowledge,” with God.9 Salafism thus overturns the entire formerly pervasive throughout the Muslim world. edifice of traditional Islamic learning: at once re...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 December 2010
... feeling. The highly inspired rites and prayers throughout the process. It is worship of original Zoroastrianism is a theologi- known that the beverage includes auxiliary in- cal meditation before the fire.53 As discussed gredients such as milk, the fat of a bull, and bar- earlier, among the plants...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 25–36.
Published: 01 May 2004
... translated as “vow” or “votive ob- cute a type of ritual performance known as Kartik servance.” Vrats encompass a number of ritual ele- puja (“Kartik ritual worship From 1995 to 1998, I ments, but they are most popularly associated with participated in three different cycles of Kartik puja. fasting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 1994
..., busi- ghastly communal rioting thereafter, led to two nesses, places of worship, etc., which were attacked, major inquiries conducted by former judges. A Citi- burned, damaged or destroyed in Ayodhya and its zen’s Tribunal on Ayodhya [CTA] was set up by environs after the demolition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 1981
... of the ities, yet a husband urban, educated, Bengali middle• must be constantly class, their hands "soiled~neithQr worshipped as a god by by trade nor by labor. a faithful wife...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 65–67.
Published: 01 August 1989
... in the Treta age combined 11. Ayodhya has been a sacred center of many religions, not of the Rama cult alone. Its rise as a major center of in his own person both spiritual supremacy and kingly Rama worship is, in fact, relatively recent. office.” But nowhere is there any mention of the erec...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 371–380.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the estab- net’s refusal to recognize the Cemevi as a place lishment of the Diyanet. What I would like to of worship for Alevis on scientific grounds by in- emphasize is not that the state controls religion terpreting divine texts and historical factors.36 but that through the Diyanet the state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 46–49.
Published: 01 August 1988
... which have by a mob of the members of Jamat-e-Islami become a permanent part of the Pakistan Penal Code, pro- (a fundamentalist religious political party) hibiting Ahmadis, among other things, from calling them- who start desecrating the place of worship. selves Muslims...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 May 1996
... in the form of idols, for India is the land par should be the heart, and not the eyes, for the eyes will excellence of image worship. Not only is India full of merely reveal an external reality-the house of meta- idols (but) but they are, furthermore, intoxicated- phors. The acts of writing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., but these contestations of nami structure of beliefs, modes of worship, and social authority also continuously redraw the boundaries of organization allowed the group to negotiate and resist meaning and power. I have in mind here the fact that in the principles of ritual subordination and forms of dis- the nitty...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 May 1994
... that infidel sea, to be crowned by an succeeding him during the days of the Rightly- emigration to a land other than this land and to a Guided Caliphate-without specifying the length of worship other than this worship, in preparation for this period-then I am absolutely certain that what the take...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 1994
...-sects, social varies from school to school. All those who believe groups whose national interests are the same. Their in Hindu unity are not anti non-Hindus, nor are places of worship are respected by each other, and they champions of the superiority of Hinduism or roti-beti vyavhar...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 217–226.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in of Christian places of worship (e.g., by showing either side. The Copts complain of their lack of Hassan and Morqos of a couple kissing in a church and a fight during access to equal rights...