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Jack Hunter, Annelin Eriksen, Jon Mitchell, Mattijs van de Port, Magnus Course, Nicolás Panotto, Ruth Barcan, David M. R. Orr, Girish Daswani, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Sofía Ugarte, Ryan J. Cook, Bettina E. Schmidt, and Mylene Mizrahi

contrast to the predominantly middle-class and counter-cultural New Age, its core demographic was and continues to be America’s conservative heartlands (p. 78). It is always fun to cherry-pick historical curiosities, especially medical ones. My favorite

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Ann Grodzins Gold

Ann Grodzins Gold, Bhrigupati Singh, Farhana Ibrahim, Edward Simpson, and Kirin Narayan

day he came to class bearing a copy of the Whole Earth Catalog to pass around—thus unwittingly bridging my two disparate worlds of experience. Milton was bemused by the notion of anthropology as containing useful knowledge for ‘back to the land

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Jeremy F. Walton and Piro Rexhepi

alike, the ‘fanatical’ Muslim who falls prey to ‘Arab’ indoctrination is frequently classed and racialized as poor, uneducated, and backward ( Aliu and Skenderi 2017 ). According to the logic of this narrative, such tendencies are characteristic of the

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Amira Mittermaier, Susan Harding, and Michael Lambek

learn how it spoke to them (or not) … It was, for me, a particularly deep and moving exploration of class and ethnicity/race in the UK. Beautifully done without being pedantic. Also showing the intertwinement of how one is pulled to something that also

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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

portray beliefs in various ways. 3 Religious Education syllabuses and classes are another setting in which beliefs are framed and performed in particular ways. Similarly, agencies of the state such as prisons and the armed forces elicit, shape, or induce

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Marla Frederick, Yunus Doğan Telliel, and Heather Mellquist Lehto

weekly discussion series called “Beyond the Gatekeepers,” addressing topics that range from racism and classism to sexism and homophobia in the church and nation. At the same time, ‘digital hush harbor’ ministries led by women like Melva Sampson (2020

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Eileen Barker

Linda Woodhead, James T. Richardson, Martyn Percy, Catherine Wessinger, and Eileen Barker

with Gordon Melton of Baylor University, each delivered six lectures to classes of cadets there. It was an eye-opening experience. More recently, Eileen and I have been part of a small team of scholars who have made two trips to China in 2017 to do

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Sacred Spaces and Civic Action

Topographies of Pluralism in Russia

Melissa L. Caldwell

possibilities of freedom of expression and dissent, the fluid and even paradoxical nature of post-Soviet Russian class dynamics, and, perhaps most notably, cultural beliefs about the need to govern and punish women's voices and bodies ( Bernstein 2013 ; Gapova

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

and, in doing so, ensures its continuing perpetration. The object as idol—the specific instantiation of an ideal-typical class of condemned matter—was and remains the apparent focus of the iconoclastic act. But its reportage—arguably the more important

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

class, so he sent us home, and he alone beat up [the] police” ( Santos 1990: 12 ). The late Mestre João Pequeno, a disciple of Mestre Pastinha, also claimed a link to Besouro, saying that he was his father’s cousin. Today, the figure of Besouro resonates