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Learning the Elsewhere of ‘Inner Space’

The Affective Pedagogy of Post-Secular Sufi Healing in Germany

Nasima Selim

. In addition, I will discuss how the boundaries between religious and therapeutic discourses were dissolved in Inayati practice, rendering their post-secular politics visible. 5 However, not all the feelings emanating from the Elsewhere that were

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From the Throes of Anguished Mourning

Shi‘i Ritual Lamentation and the Pious Publics of Lebanon

Fouad Gehad Marei

short, I will argue that cultivated engagements with the Elsewhere constitute a mode of socialization, cultivate an affective bond among group members, and promulgate community-oriented values suited for late-modern and post-secular settings. A moral and

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Introduction

Elsewhere Affects and the Politics of Engagement across Religious Life-Worlds

Omar Kasmani, Nasima Selim, Hansjörg Dilger, and Dominik Mattes

Elsewhere(s) affect and shape people's experiences and conceptualizations of time and space? Which techniques are mobilized to teach, learn, or engage these Elsewhere(s) in post-secular contexts? What are the methodological challenges when it comes to

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How the Bible Works

Russian Baptist Faith as Text

Igor Mikeshin

’ based on the undeniable impact of theology on human culture. My study engages with Russian Baptist lay hermeneutics and the application of ‘lay theology’ in everyday situations. Russian Baptists are a post-secular community, that is, they are in a

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Politicizing Elsewhere(s)

Negotiating Representations of Neo-Pentecostal Aesthetic Practice in Berlin

Dominik Mattes

the political-moral order of highly diverse post-secular landscapes in metropolises such as Berlin. An exploration of these connections as attempted in this article, I suggest, renders visible one way of the Elsewhere's “impact on the ‘ordinary’ world

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Afterword

The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

therapeutic traditions. This Elsewhere reveals a profound desire for religiosity that emerges from a post-secular Germany. Desire is also a crucial yet not openly disclosed element of the affective politics of the Christian women of Kristiania. Through the

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Amira Mittermaier

different from hopeful accounts of a pluralist post-secular public sphere in which our shared viscerality constitutes a common ground (e.g., Connolly 1999 , 2005 ). What the story of the boy-turned-man shows is a self already decentered, already disrupted

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Jon Bialecki, Erica Weiss, Hillary Kaell, Christopher Hewlett, Sibyl Macfarlane, Grit Wesser, Emma Gobin, James S. Bielo, Sindre Bangstad, and Thorgeir Kolshus

SHULTS, F. LeRon, Iconoclastic Theology: Gilles Deleuze and the Secretion of Atheism, 242 pp., illustrations, index. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014. Hardback, $104. ISBN 9780748684137.

BARBER, Daniel Colucciello, Deleuze and the Naming of God: Post-secularism and the Future of Immanence, 232 pp., index. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014. Hardback, $113. ISBN 9780748686360.

DROEBER, Julia, The Dynamics of Coexistence in the Middle East: Negotiating Boundaries Between Christians, Muslims, Jews and Samaritans in Palestine, 256 pp., notes, bibliography, index. London: I.B. Tauris, 2013. Hardback, £58.00. ISBN 9781780765273.

ENGELKE, Matthew, God’s Agents: Biblical Publicity in Contemporary England, 320 pp., notes, references, index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. Paperback, $34.95, £24.95. ISBN 9780520280472.

FAUSTO, Carlos, Warfare and Shamanism in Amazonia, 368 pp., illustrations, maps, tables, references, annex, index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Hardback, £62. ISBN 9781107020061.

HARVEY, Graham, Food, Sex and Strangers: Understanding Religion as Everyday Life, 244 pp. Durham: Acumen, 2013. Paperback, $23. ISBN 9781844656936.

NYNÄS, Peter, and Andrew Kam-Tuck YIP, eds., Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life, 173 pp., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2012. Hardback, £45. ISBN 9781409445838.

PALMIÉ, Stephan, The Cooking of History: How Not to Study Afro-Cuban Religion, 360 pp., notes, references, index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Cloth, $85. ISBN 9780226019420.

SEALES, Chad E., The Secular Spectacle: Performing Religion in a Southern Town, 238 pp., illustrations, notes, index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Paperback, $24.95. ISBN 9780199860289.

SELBY, Jennifer A., Questioning French Secularism: Gender Politics and Islam in a Parisian Suburb, 241 pp., illustrations, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Hardcover, $73. ISBN 9780230121010.

TOMLINSON, Matt, and Debra MCDOUGALL, eds., Christian Politics in Oceania, 260 pp., illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. Hardback, $90. ISBN 9780857457462.

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Khaled Furani

domination ( Asad 2003 ). Nor is my argument about transcending the secular or reinstituting the theological (or about reconciling with it), as one might commonly hear in post-secular formulations. 2 I also wish to note that this article does not offer a

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The Pope's Public Reason

A Religious yet Public Case for Welcoming Refugees

Aurélia Bardon

an example of post-secular reasoning, in which the normative resources of a religious tradition are used to nourish non-religious debates about the interpretation of the value of justice ( Habermas 2008 ). However, the three premises are not merely