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Religion and Iconoclasm

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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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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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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Book Reviews

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

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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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Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela, and Nathanael Homewood

the past, had been missing until Schmidt’s study. Schmidt’s main argument is that the Virgin of Charity is a potent, multi-vocal symbol through which Cubans have created notions of nationalism, race, and politics that have helped to make sense of their