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Erick White

the general historical dynamics seen as fueling the emergence of this relatively recent modality of spirit possession. In these studies, attention has focused on the influence of nationalism, urbanization, capitalism, mass media, the growth of civil

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Introduction

Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

by Galmiche (2011) , a sociologist of religion. 9 For a critical overview of the Buddhist gift and other forms of transfer, see Sihlé (2015b) . 10 Beyond nationalism, these modernist forms have been characterized by rationalism and ‘Protestant

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Jack Hunter, Annelin Eriksen, Jon Mitchell, Mattijs van de Port, Magnus Course, Nicolás Panotto, Ruth Barcan, David M. R. Orr, Girish Daswani, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Sofía Ugarte, Ryan J. Cook, Bettina E. Schmidt, and Mylene Mizrahi

Protestant migrants in the Bahamas? How does the Kretyen behavior help migrants reflect upon new forms of Haitian citizenship and nationalism? Bertin M. Louis, Jr., seeks to answer these questions in his ethnography of Haitian Protestant migrants in the

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A Ritual Demystified

The Work of Anti-wonder among Sufi Reformists and Traditionalists in a Macedonian Roma Neighborhood

Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

.” Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity 33 ( 4 ): 547 – 567 . 10.1080/00905990500354046 Clarke , Morgan . 2014 . “ Cough Sweets and Angels: The Ordinary Ethics of the Extraordinary in Sufi Practice in Lebanon .” Journal of the

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

instrumentalize antiquities for polemical purposes, their targeting by Islamists is a corollary that aims to highlight the historical collusions and contestations between discourses of colonialism, humanism, and nationalism in the production of artifacts or

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Ritual Tattooing and the Creation of New Buddhist Identities

An Inquiry into the Initiation Process in a Burmese Organization of Exorcists

Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière

Buddhist nationalism (see Schober, this volume). However, in the Manaw Seittokpad case, the high level of ritualization of the initiation process is what produces new ‘reformed’ Buddhists and a distinctive domain of religious practice that departs from the

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Assessing and Adapting Rituals That Reproduce a Collectivity

The Large-Scale Rituals of the Repkong Tantrists in Tibet

Nicolas Sihlé

reformulates distinctions made, for instance, by Højbjerg (2002: 6–8) and Rozenberg (2011) . REFERENCES Anderson , Benedict . 1983 . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . London : Verso . Atkinson , Jane M. 1989

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Sacred Spaces and Civic Action

Topographies of Pluralism in Russia

Melissa L. Caldwell

. “ Built with Gold or Tears? Moral Discourses on Church Construction and the Role of Entrepreneurial Donations .” In Zigon 2011 , 191 – 213 . Kornblatt , Judith D. 1999 . “ ‘Christianity, Antisemitism, Nationalism’: Russian Orthodoxy in a Reborn

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez, and Abby Day

an excellent job at understanding how class, gender, race, generation, and nationalism play key roles in articulating and reinforcing believing in belonging. However, the conditions of felicity for belief are not exhausted by relations among humans

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Steven Brooke, Dafne Accoroni, Olga Ulturgasheva, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Eugenia Roussou, Francesco Vacchiano, Jeffrey D. Howison, Susan Greenwood, Yvonne Daniel, Joana Bahia, Gloria Goodwin Raheja, Charles Lincoln Vaughan, Katrien Pype, and Linda van de Kamp

obliterated Sufi understandings of traditional reform ( tajdi ). Henceforth, the sultan became the pivot of Moroccan nationalism, accountable for the emergence of colonialism and for an imperialist anti-Islamic and anti-Sufi worldview. The French protectorate