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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

/unity is the heart of the nation Long north kasem south/from north to south Long east kasem west/from east to west Yumi joen tru long Jisas Kraes/we join in Jesus Christ This is of course not an absolute distinction between the local churches and the

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Khaled Furani

intentional and inadvertent, the purge of theology from anthropological reason has been far from absolute. I argue that rather than non-existent, the relation between anthropology and theology is complex and vital, whereby the former ‘forgets’ yet is enabled

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Belonging in a New Myanmar

Identity, Law, and Gender in the Anthropology of Contemporary Buddhism

Juliane Schober

, as endemic to Myanmar’s nation-building efforts, they have been justified by a powerful Buddhist discourse that draws distinctions between ‘us’ and ‘them’ in absolute, moral terms. While religions make claims about transcendent and universal meaning

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The Ethics of Collective Sponsorship

Virtuous Action and Obligation in Contemporary Tibet

Jane Caple

in northern Thailand, I have found both villagers and monks to stress “intention and relative ability to give,” rather than absolute amount, in their assessments of the value of donations. I therefore agree with Bowie’s corrective to the idea that

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Refugee Hospitality Encounters in Northern Portugal

“Cultural Orientations” and “Contextual Protection”

Elizabeth Challinor

of the borders and migration crisis of 2015. Jacques Derrida (2000) examines the internal contradiction between the law of unconditional “absolute hospitality” and the political and legal limitations imposed by the laws of the state. He argues that

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On Knowing Faith

Theology, Everyday Religion, and Anthropological Theory

Joel Robbins

to interruption, this immediacy follows from the way Jüngel's commitment to the work of Karl Barth, whose stress on the absolute distinction between God and humanity sets up the conditions that make interruption a key mode of the relation between

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Jeanne Favret-Saada’s Minimal Ontology

Belief and Disbelief of Mystical Forces, Perilous Conditions, and the Opacity of Being

Theodoros Kyriakides

cognition is seen by Holbraad and Willerslev (2007) as the negation of absolute transparency through the presence of its absence. Citing Merleau-Ponty, they reason that “‘the proper essence of the visible [the view from somewhere] is to have a lining of

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Gilad Ben-Nun

own traumatic experiences, came to elaborate some of the Convention's most humane stipulations ( Ben-Nun 2017a: 22–33 ). These included Article 3, which prohibits discrimination, and the absolute prohibition on refoulement (i.e., returning refugees to

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Enforcing Apartheid?

The Politics of “Intolerability” in the Danish Migration and Integration Regimes

Julia Suárez-Krabbe and Annika Lindberg

seekers’ human rights “to their limits” (Inger Støjberg, quoted in Olsen 2016 ), framing human rights conventions as privileges and not as absolute bottom lines. This article takes the Danish deportation centers as an example of how hostile environments

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Sanctuary City Organizing in Canada

From Hospitality to Solidarity

David Moffette and Jennifer Ridgley

proportion of calls made for status checks is similar in other Canadian cities, although they are lower in absolute numbers except for Montreal where calls have increased substantially since 2015, reaching 3,608 in 2017 (84% for “status checks”) (CBSA ATI