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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

of IS in contemporaneity—may be thought the thing that is truly central. Indeed, scholars now have significant doubts as to whether the most famous of all the images purportedly destroyed by the Byzantine iconoclasts, the mosaic of Christ over the

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

has never lost its embedment in neo-classical theories of action. Resources are often considered as factors of production, as organizational requirements for economic success, or as means of sustaining economic systems ( Müller-Christ 2011: 167

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Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela, and Nathanael Homewood

under a replica of Raphael’s Renaissance masterpiece The Transfiguration . Butticci demonstrates that for her African Pentecostal research interlocutors, the transfigured Christ represents an image of humanity after resurrection, which is beyond social

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Religious Tourism

Analytical Routes through Multiple Meanings

Emerson Giumbelli

Translator : Jeffrey Hoff

Cristo Redentor ” [Municipality in SC builds larger religious statue than Christ the Redeemer]. UOL Daily News , 3 June . http://noticias.uol.com.br/cotidiano/ultimas-noticias/2016/06/03/santa

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The Chaco Skies

A Socio-cultural History of Power Relations

Alejandro Martín López and Agustina Altman

, evangelical Guaycurú travel to some of the skies and encounter powerful beings such as angels, Jesus Christ, celestial cities, and luminous beings. During these journeys they can establish alliances and access power or knowledge. The starry sky has a

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Khaled Furani

, in Christian theology the faithful identifies with Christ, or more broadly speaking a theistic believer ‘unites’ with God as a way of exploring ‘the goods’ for which life’s ends could or should be oriented. 11 Looking at ‘healing’ as a possible

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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

/unity is the heart of the nation Long north kasem south/from north to south Long east kasem west/from east to west Yumi joen tru long Jisas Kraes/we join in Jesus Christ This is of course not an absolute distinction between the local churches and the

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

Christ: Sacrificing the Speaking Subject in the Making of the Colonial Lutheran Church in New Guinea .” Current Anthropology 55 ( S10 ): S205 – S215 . Handman , Courtney . 2014b . Critical Christianity: Translation and Denominational Conflict in

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Portrait

J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

oriṣa of Ifá, whom some Yoruba religious intellectuals compared to Christ as a saviour. Converts’ destruction of idols Evangelical Christianity demanded the renunciation of all Oriṣa practice, and the handing-in and destruction of idols (and other

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The 'Empty Tomb' as Metaphor

Finding Comfort in Nothingness

Donna Young

This article considers the ways in which Roman Catholic pilgrims on a tour in the Holy Land reacted to displays of emotion, exposing both the fragility and the strength of a religious community struggling with uncertainties concerning belief and practice. Participants focused on a reading of the biblical gospel that, in its original form, omitted the story of Christ's resurrection. The pilgrims were encouraged to identify themselves with the earliest Christians confronted by an empty tomb and to explore the lessons in Mark's gospel for a community of Christians in crisis. The 'empty tomb' is read here as a metaphor for the 'limits of meaning', found in all practices of interpretation, whether exegetical or anthropological. Attention is focused on how various actors responded to each other and to a place, the Holy Land, which challenges the interpretive skills of most, particularly those encouraged to remain open and respectful of the stories and religious traditions of others.