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Bülent Diken

’ (religious faith) and the ‘machine’ (capitalist technoscience). In order to protect itself, to immunize itself, religion seeks to reject capitalism and technology. The paradox, however, is that while reacting antagonistically to capitalist technoscience

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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

precisely, how the discourse on sex became a technology of power. Foucault’s analysis of European developments is interesting not only in the context of Melanesia and the processes of interiorization I have pointed to, but also because his analyses reveal an

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

. New York : Basic Books . Goldman , Marcio . 2005 . “ Formas do Saber e Modos do Ser: Observações Sobre Multiplicidade e Ontologia no Candomblé .” Religião e Sociedade 25 ( 2 ): 102 – 121 . Graham , Richard . 1991 . “ Technology and Culture

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The Long Homecoming

Ghanaian Migrant Business and Power in Veneto, Italy

Hans Lucht

. 10.1215/9780822396123 Jedlowski , Alesandro . 2016 . “ All for a Container! Return Migration, Transport Technologies, and Love Affairs .” Transfers 6 ( 2 ): 94 – 111 . 10.3167/TRANS.2016.060207 Kontos , Alkis . 1988 . “ Memories of

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Giving Aid Inside the Home

Humanitarian House Visits, Performative Refugeehood, and Social Control of Syrians in Jordan

Ann-Christin Wagner

aid. Representing aid workers as compassionate and refugees as suffering is far from unique to the humanitarian context in Mafraq. As early as the 1890s, American Evangelicals capitalized on improved communication technologies to publish moving images

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

them as introducing invasive new media technologies ( Lewis 1997: 349 ). Discourse Four: The Missionary as Data A fourth and determined discursive pattern proceeds out of and relates to “Discourse One: The Missionary as Anthropological Foil.” This

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“A Refugee Pastor in a Refugee Church”

Refugee-Refugee Hosting in a Faith-Based Context

Karen Lauterbach

affiliated with Makerere University and was granted a research permit by the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology. The research was financed by the Danish Council for Independent Research | Social Sciences. 3 For instance, the Refugee Law

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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

-temples, or small tightly packed storefront churches carving out their livelihood in the sinful city, or a grotto with healing waters. Performative belief is dependent on technology and the media, which often intensify the physical experience and allow its

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

, Technology and Civilization , ed. Nathan Schlanger , 57 – 74 . New York : Berghahn Books . McDaniel , Justin . 2011 . The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk: Practicing Buddhism in Modern Thailand . New York : Columbia University Press . McMahan

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Ann Grodzins Gold

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

distinctive capacity to trace religion in motion—reframed within life circumstances, shifting aesthetics, and the forces of the media, technology, economic liberalization, and globalization. Collaboratively Produced Knowledge An openness to others’ guidance