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Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt, and Joan Wallach Scott

US, Germany, and other Western societies, Scott cannot cite any document where the word ‘secular’ is deployed—for the simple reason that it was rarely used or even unknown. In effect, Scott is forced to make analytical uses of the term ‘secularism

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Khaled Furani

anthropology and theology. In 1926, Franz Boas, the secular-humanist German immigrant founder of American anthropology, writes: “Because I was a Jew … I found myself free of many prejudices which restrict others in the use of the intellect: as a Jew I was

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Doing Ritual While Thinking about It?

Emma Gobin

. 2016 . “ Ritual Risk and Emergent Efficacy: Ethnographic Studies in Christian Ritual .” Journal of Contemporary Religion 31 ( 3 ): 323 – 334 . Kafka , Franz . 1969 . Parables and Paradoxes: In German and English . Trans. Clement Greenberg et

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Erick White

discussion of the anthropological literature on Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism, and spirit possession is restricted to English-language scholarship. To what degree my arguments accurately describe anthropological scholarship in French, German, Japanese, Thai

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Religion through the Looking Glass

Fieldwork, Biography, and Authorship in Southwest China and Beyond

Katherine Swancutt

, German, and Korean ( ). While Bahmat preferred QQ, it is worth noting that many Chinese youth—including the postdoctoral researcher I mention in the penultimate section of this article—have recently transitioned to Wechat

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Valentina Napolitano

its cognates would subsequently travel across Italy and northern Germany, as well as to England and Wales (see ANSA 2016 ; CAFOD 2016 ; Wir In 2015 ). In April 2015, the British Museum commissioned and acquired a Lampedusa cross from Tuccio. As

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J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

France, Germany and the United States .” Ethnic and Racial Studies 24 ( 4 ): 531 – 548 . 10.1080/01419870120049770 Brubaker , Rogers . 2017 . “ The Uproar Over ‘Transracialism.’ ” New York Times , 18 May .

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Religious Tourism

Analytical Routes through Multiple Meanings

Emerson Giumbelli

Translator : Jeffrey Hoff

focus. I decided to use Religion and Tourism: Crossroads, Destinations, and Encounters , a book by the German religious studies scholar Michael Stausberg (2011) , and to treat its author as a privileged interlocutor. In this work, Stausberg conducts

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The Death Throes of Sacrificed Chicken

Triggering Critical Reflexive Stances on Ritual Action in Togo

Marie Daugey

, when German colonizers entered Kabye land, clashes regularly pitted the Kabye against each other ( Kakou 2007 ), and this warrior past is also still significant in many ritual practices ( Daugey 2016 ; Piot 1999 ; Verdier 1982 ). 6 Monotheists are

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

, uncanny figure in anthropological disciplinary consciousness. In critical psychoanalytic theory, the ‘uncanny’ ( heimlich , in German) retains two lines of meaning or interpretation. On the one hand, the concept can denote familiarity, intimacy