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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 67–86.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Banu Subramaniam Duke University Press 2000 4. Subramaniam 8/9/00 12:51 PM Page 67 Archaic Modernities SCIENCE, SECULARISM, AND RELIGION IN MODERN INDIA If people...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Michael Cobb Duke University Press 2005 Uncivil Wrongs R ACE, RELIGION, H ATE, AND INCEST IN QUEER POLITICS Queer Limits Michael Cobb Something curious has happened over...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
... situations of marginality and war. Our belief is that to understand how religion, media, and politics intersect necessitates a close analysis of the forms and processes of circulation which in fact bring religion, media, and politics into being. Religions are constituted through an architecture of...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2008
... crudely suggested, but as the product of distinct sensibilities for the place and meaning of death and its structuring significance for human life. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Cultures of Death Media, Religion, Bioethics Charles Hirschkind It has become common among Western scholars...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Keith P. Feldman; Leerom Medovoi This introductory essay points to the long patterns as well as the telling diversity of relationships revealed in genealogies of the race/religion/war triad. Our key observation is that race, religion, and war come together as a meaningful constellation precisely...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 87–110.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., photobooks, autoethnographies—is understood as a technology of mediation that operates beyond the bounds of the prevailing Islamophobic and orientalist frames while also addressing Palestinians in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza. The case of the deportees thus illuminates the articulation of race, religion...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... color and a vocal sound but also a mood and a music. Baldwin draws on hymns of black religion and the black church (“the fire next time,” “down at the cross”) to depict a contrapuntal relationship between the Christian-inflected civil rights movement and Black Muslim mobilization. Using apocalyptic...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Leerom Medovoi This article works backward from the targeting of Muslims in the war on terror to argue that religion and race have a historical relationship more intimate than typically thought. In particular, it argues that religion is not merely one more semiotic coordinate, alongside descent...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 97–105.
Published: 01 December 2008
... narratives of secularism and European Enlightenment. This dominant story aligns secularism with universalism, reason, progress, freedom, and peace “versus” an irrational and atavistic religion. Though narrated as a universal project, secularism, in its dominant form, remains tied to a particular religion...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 71–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... test, law cannot and does not distinguish religion from nonreligion; individual believers can and do. Instead, courts trust a person’s or group’s self-reporting—that they sincerely believe what they say they believe—and adjudicate from that point forward. As a criterion, sincerity invokes a host of...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... America. The essay also foregrounds a methodological question, one that underlines the vexed relationship between visual histories of South Asia and the visual economies of race and religion in the United States. Viewing Shah's drawings demands a different perspective on South Asian American visual...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 109–127.
Published: 01 September 2014
... implementation of the American Mormon Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits training program and the Indonesian Muslim Ary Ginanjar’s Emotional and Spiritual Quotient leadership training program. The article focuses on the different ways in which religion is mobilized in each project of subjectification and the opposing...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... brings about in the nexus of religion, technology, and bodily dispositions. By many evangelicals, electro-acoustic technology is considered an important means to be “in touch” with God. This emotionally charged experience subjectively confirms the status aparte of the persons who adhere to the...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Theo Goldberg Against the historical background of the transitions between religion and race, of race as the secularization of the religious, this article traces the ways race operates in the conduct of social struggles, wars, and warring in the making and refashioning of racial conception...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the military imperatives of the very White government that subjected them to the assaults of racism through legal sanction. Central to this problem was the ritual power of civil religion, particularly the role of death in warfare. By risking their lives through military service, African American...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 75–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are intrinsically disjointed, and this is refracted in language, vision, and the senses. This experimental ethnography attempts to account for some of these effects as they continue to multiply within the present. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 death religion affective geography Greek (post...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 123–136.
Published: 01 September 2000
... over the other? Americans are used to hearing elected government officials either arguing on behalf of creationism, creation science, or biblical stories of origin or arguing for a strict exclusion of religion from the public arena. Indeed, this has...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... meaning and to consider the interrelations of pairs that supposedly name Jakobsen with oppositions. Investigating and potentially destabilizing the religion/secu- Ann Pellegrini larism opposition, however, has proven to be a tricky proposition in an academy that is...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): np.
Published: 01 September 2008
... © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Social Te x t   96 Media and the Political Forms of Religion Special Issue Editors Charles Hirschkind and Brian Larkin Introduction: Media and the Political Forms of Religion Charles Hirschkind and Brian Larkin 1 Blind Faith: Painting...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): np.
Published: 01 September 2000
... 2000 0. frontmatter #64 8/9/00 12:49 PM Page iii Contributors Robert J. Baird is an independent scholar writing in the areas of religion and culture. His book, Inventing Religion...