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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

eloquently by Bernice Martin (2001: 54–55) : “[T]he Pentecostal doctrine of salvation, and its liturgical practices based on the gifts of the Spirit, carry a radically modernizing egalitarian impulse, albeit inside a formal patriarchal casing.” Martin

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Sam Jackson, Áron Bakos, Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, and Matti Weisdorf

modernization” (p. 43). He outlines recurrent far-right perceptions of victimhood (where progressive policies meant to expand civil rights “victimize” those in traditional positions of power, i.e., white men) and motifs of heroism (where an individual “burns

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Mariske Westendorp, Bruno Reinhardt, Reinaldo L. Román, Jon Bialecki, Alexander Agadjanian, Karen Lauterbach, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Kate Yanina DeConinck, Jack Hunter, Ioannis Kyriakakis, Magdalena Crăciun, Roger Canals, Cristina Rocha, Khyati Tripathi, Dafne Accoroni, and George Wu Bayuga

Revolution—a period of rapid modernization in the 1960s that also witnessed increased state control over services and systems formerly operated by the Catholic Church—as well as an influx of new immigrants and forms of religiosity since the mid-1990s. Debates

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

shared. Notes 1 There are of course exceptions, for example, the march for Ugur Mumcu, a journalist killed in 1993. 2 Kemalism is the founding ideology of the Republic and refers to the top-down modernization promoted by Atatürk and the elite in power. 3

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Jeremy F. Walton and Piro Rexhepi

with the injunctions of socialist modernization and secularization, religious institutions were subject to both curtailment and increased scrutiny. Muslims witnessed the dismantling of Sharia courts in 1946 and the closure of all Islamic schools in 1952

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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

armed combat as “veterans” of the Front. When Sultan Qaboos took power in 1970, his launching of Oman's modernization, which he dubbed its “renaissance” ( nahda ), and his intensification of the counterinsurgency war led to the emergence of the first

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

because they disqualify “indigenous conceptions of justice as a distraction from the grand ‘modernizing’ mission of Western societies” and are thus ideologically attached to “a colonial denial of local self-determination in the name of liberalization and

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Matthew Carey, Ida Nielsen Sølvhøj, Eve Monique Zucker, Younes Saramifar, and Louis Frankenthaler

contemporary literature, Waugh points out how the relationship between the Vietnamese and nature is getting increasingly disjointed because of industrialization and modernization, leading to profound feelings of alienation (pp. 242, 249). Adopting a similar

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The White Cotton Robe

Charisma and Clothes in Tibetan Buddhism Today

Magdalena Maria Turek

force could be used to alleviate various social crises, such as the autocracy of the Chinese state, its colonizing projects, and the abrupt modernization they entail. Beyond the Tibetan context, the symbolism of the white robe has been circulated around

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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

of ‘internal conversion’, which Clifford Geertz (1964) established while reflecting on the religious change and modernization he observed when in the field in Bali. Geertz forged this concept to encapsulate ideas about religious rationalization and