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Recursivity and the Self-Reflexive Cosmos

Tricksters in Cuban and Brazilian Spirit Mediumship Practices

Diana Espírito Santo

assume the form of the Devil? The cape, the skull, the fire? The form we take is this one because if you work down in the depths of the dark shadows dressed like an angel, you’ll be eaten alive! … These are spirits who don’t know forgiveness or mercy or

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Othello in Oman

Aḥmad al-Izkī’s Fusion of Shakespeare and Classical Arab Epic

Katherine Hennessey

for forgiveness, the stage goes dark. When the lights come up, to the consternation of both couples, Iago has vanished, his villainous, disembodied cackle reverberating over the theatre’s sound system. The performance concludes on this note: the lovers

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Emma Celeste Bedor

the guilty person through punishment or forgiveness” (1975: 65). Ultimately, although identification is more likely an explanation for revenge pornography’s popularity than non-identification and fascination, both theories could work synergistically to

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“Give Me Back My Son!”

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Emotion Talk, and the Gendering of Political Rhetoric

Linda E. Mitchell

earthly judge but to your terrible tribunal.” And yet, in the final sentences she leaves a door open for further communication: Eleanor apologizes for the intemperate outburst of the letter and asks for forgiveness because it “issued from sorrow, not from

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Relational Ethics and Partiality

A Critique of Thad Metz’s ‘Towards an African Moral Theory’

Motsamai Molefe

without Forgiveness . New York : Random House . 10.1111/j.1540-5842.1999.tb00012.x van Niekerk , J. 2007 . ‘ In Defence of an Autocentric Account of Ubuntu ’, South African Journal of Philosophy 26 : 364 – 368 . Wiredu , K. 1992 . ‘ Moral

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Christina Oesterheld

number of occasions. Their tears may be provoked by political tragedies as well as by a personal loss, or even by “forgiveness and pity” ( ʿafū aur raḥm ) 101 for killed enemy soldiers. Their emotionality is not interpreted as weakness as long as it does

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Battle of Cosmologies

The Catholic Church, Adat, and ‘Inculturation’ among Northern Lio, Indonesia

Signe Howell

parents brought a pig to the priest-leader who performed a sacrifice on the family’s behalf to the ancestors, asking for their forgiveness. The event caused much concern among the rest of the villagers. Although not expressed in open critical terms

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The Ritual Labor of Reconciliation

An Autoethnography of a Return of Human Remains

Lotten Gustafsson Reinius

atone for a dark part of the family history, she had gone to the area in question earlier in the year to visit a group of elderly Aboriginal men and ask their forgiveness. Her long journey to “put things right” might be understood as a form of late

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Creating a Significant Community

Religious Engagements in the Film Ha-Mashgihim (God’s Neighbors)

Merav Alush-Levron

. Avi’s seclusion includes three elements that are characteristic of the Breslov practice: (1) thanksgiving; (2) confession and a request for forgiveness; and (3) a plea for assistance. Avi’s emotional outpouring, which takes place by the sea in the

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Revisiting the Menkiti-Gyekye Debate

Who Is a Radical Communitarian?

Motsamai Molefe

. 2013 . ‘ Personhood: Social Approval or a Unique Identity? ’, Quest: An African Journal of Philosophy 25 : 119 – 140 . Tutu , D. 1999 . No Future without Forgiveness . New York : Random House 10.1111/j.1540-5842.1999.tb00012.x Wall , S. 2012