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Portrait

Diana L. Eck

Diana L. Eck, John Stratton Hawley, Rahul Mehrotra, and Sondra L. Hausner

civilizations and cultures of the world. It means studying the history and diversity of the ways people have shaped worlds of meaning in response to or relation to what they may call the ‘transcendent’, or in response to science and technology, or in response to

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Speaking in Celestial Signs

The Language of Western Astrology and the (Tenuous) Bonds of Occult Sociality

Omri Elisha

tendencies reflect a radicalized spirit of epistemological individualism, prompting some observers to conclude that portable, customizable technologies of enchantment proliferating under the banner of ‘spirituality’ invariably undermine collectivist ethics

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From the Throes of Anguished Mourning

Shi‘i Ritual Lamentation and the Pious Publics of Lebanon

Fouad Gehad Marei

—respond to the sensorial stimuli, cultural references, and socio-technologies employed in the ceremony. Together we made sense of the sensory-affective experience by looking for the cues that point to the intention, meaning, and repercussions of the conscious

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Weapons for Witnessing

American Street Preaching and the Rhythms of War

Kyle Byron

mass transit. Here, technologies for producing and regulating mobility inadvertently become technologies for producing and regulating audiences. In an attempt to reach these ephemeral audiences, street preachers replace the established narrative devices

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Natalia Buitron and Hans Steinmüller

people, not tools to make intentions and private states legible or publicly available. But it is perhaps not a coincidence that the technologies that increase state legibility (census, register, bureaucracy, etc.) often correlate with a systematization of

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Ayala Fader

: 461 – 490 . 10.1146/annurev.an.21.100192.002333 Eisenlohr , Patrick . 2011 . “ Introduction: What Is a Medium? Theologies, Technologies and Aspirations .” Social Anthropology 19 ( 1 ): 1 – 5 . 10.1111/j.1469-8676.2010.00134.x Fader

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Politicizing Elsewhere(s)

Negotiating Representations of Neo-Pentecostal Aesthetic Practice in Berlin

Dominik Mattes

sciences and the humanities investigate affect and emotion in their respective role for social cohesion, be it in the arts, in politics, with regard to migration or dealing with new media technology” ( https

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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

Place-Making among Diasporic Neo-Pentecostal and Sufi Groups in Berlin's Cityscape .” In Affect in Relation: Families, Places, Technologies , ed. Birgitt Röttger-Rössler and Jan Slaby , 93 – 114 . London : Routledge . Dilger , Hansjörg

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Dream-Realities

Rematerializing Martyrs and the Missing Soldiers of the Iran-Iraq War

Sana Chavoshian

Iranian Revolution . Georg Stauth (1991) discusses Foucault's hermeneutics of ‘technologies of the self’ as related to change in a paper on the theories contained in Foucault's reports on the Iranian Revolution. A recent work on Foucault's ‘political

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

connections with science and technology studies, fosters an understanding of the concept of health that fails to go beyond medicine. The book shows us exactly how necessary and fruitful is to focus on the relations between heath and illness, on the one hand