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Toward a Comparative Anthropology of Muslim and Christian Lived Religion

Daan Beekers

remarkable lack of comparative work across religious traditions. In the last 15 years or so, the anthropology of religion has branched into separate subfields, including, most notably, the anthropologies of Islam and Christianity. While these specialized

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Anna Sapir Abulafia

supersessionism. This is a huge step. Supersessionism has been the backbone of the ecclesiastical position of Christianity on Judaism from the earliest period of the evolvement of the institutional Church. It informed what I call the principle of Jewish service in

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

locate them, and—as developments in the anthropology of Christianity suggest—there are also many paths to get there. But one path starts at Virginia Beach, Virginia. While there are many fine lodging establishments in this city, if you are going to be

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The Human Version 2.0

AI, Humanoids, and Immortality

Annelin Eriksen

the anthropological analysis of Christianity, mainly Dumont's concept of the ‘individual-in-the-world’ and his outline of the modern Christian transformation. There are two main reasons for this perhaps surprising comparative setup. First, having been

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Comparison in the Anthropological Study of Plural Religious Environments

Birgit Meyer

bifurcation of the study of religion in Africa into separate fields of scholarship focusing on Islam and Christianity, respectively. Achieving this goal requires thinking about and conducting comparison. While scholars of religion are well equipped to gain

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Eran Shuali

Isaac E. Salkinson was a Jew of Eastern European origin who converted to Christianity in London in 1849. 1 He studied for four years at the short-lived Jewish Mission College of the British Society for the Propagation of the Gospel among the

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Tatiana Vagramenko

landscape has developed in the region, with diverse religious domains: Orthodox Christianity, various Protestant movements, Islam, and native religious practices, including shamanism. This article examines Evangelical missionary movements among the Nenets

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Stacy M. K. George

the movement draws upon include libertarianism, apocalyptic Christianity, nativism, and white supremacy.” Parker and Barreto (2013: 158) remind us that the Tea Party’s reactionary politics have political consequences that result in the acceptance or

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Governing Religious Multiplicity

The Ambivalence of Christian-Muslim Public Presences in Post-colonial Tanzania

Hansjörg Dilger

regard to the country's post-colonial histories of Christianity and Islam, which have shaped religious actors’ unequal structural positions toward the state and transnational governing bodies up to the present day. 3 In conclusion, I argue that the

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On the Touch-Event

Theopolitical Encounters

Valentina Napolitano

dwell on some Pauline interpretations at length as they have been key to a turn in the anthropology of Christianity toward ethics. I argue this turn needs to be revisited under a rubric of theopolitical and feminist critique. Second, I examine several