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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

Elisha works mentioned earlier show how applicable the standard post-Durkheimian ethical model is.) But there are ways of fixing values that allow Durkheim to come in again through the back door. That back door is, in short, a tendency for populations to

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Recapturing the Lost

Digitalized Memories of the Rhodesian Bush War

Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard

War took place. This was a society in which the jingoist militarized heroism of Victorian and Edwardian schools, modeled on the military ( Weeks 1989 ) and boys’ literature and widely consumed by British colonialists throughout the empire ( Woollacott

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Talal Asad

Talal Asad, Jonathan Boyarin, Fadil Nadia, Hussein Ali Agrama, Donovan O. Schaefer, and Ananda Abeysekara

.1215/9780822374909 Schilbrack , Kevin . 2005 . “ Religion, Models of, and Reality: Are We Through with Geertz? ” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 73 ( 2 ): 429 – 452 . 10.1093/jaarel/lfi042 Smith , Jonathan Z. (1978) 1993 . Map Is Not Territory

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

9780511628283.008 VA (Department of Veterans Affairs) . 2017 . Veteran Population Projection Model 2016 (VetPop2016) . Office of the Actuary . Weber , Cynthia . 2014 . “ Encountering Violence: Terrorism and Horrorism in War and Citizenship

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Bill Maurer

Credit. From the Latin, credere, to trust or to believe. Crisis, from the Greek κρίσις, crisis, but also decision, judgment. Judgment day. I had imagined this article as a series of epistles, short missives with didactic aphorisms—postcards, really—from the credit crisis. Yet the effort foundered on two shores. First, my abilities are simply not up to the task, for this genre with its ancient history boasts so many predecessors and models that selection for the purposes of mimicry—or embodiment—became impossible. Second, and more important, I began to realize, in the effort, that the genre demands an analytical engagement with its material that this article in many respects stands athwart. How it does so will become apparent in due course. The credit crisis began in 2008 and continues to the time of my writing, in May 2010. In naming the credit crisis and its religion, I acknowledge I afford them a degree of reality they may not possess. I also acknowledge that this article comes with temporal limits, the limits of the time of its writing. My debts are many and cannot be fully acknowledged. Reality, time and debt are very much at issue in credit crisis religion. Worldly constraints narrow my inquiry to Anglophone and primarily United States examples. Christianity is, by necessity and design, over-represented.

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To Be or Not to Be a Hero

Recognition and Citizenship among Disabled Veterans of the Sri Lankan Army

Matti Weisdorf and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

remains long and winding. That is, the aftermath was volatile and fraught with contentious issues and difficult challenges: military victory had to be transformed into a model of political power sharing and reconciliation, and general trust in the state

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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

cars of recent models awaited them for their journey home. This gathering was far from a space of material poverty, such as the men themselves would likely have experienced in the course of war and exile, and such as they would have encountered in their