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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

broad heuristic definition of the fetish that encompasses both Afro-Atlantic (purportedly ‘fetishist’) religions and post-Enlightenment European social thought. This heuristic working definition considers the ‘fetish’ as a “material thing animated by the

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Rematerializing Martyrs and the Missing Soldiers of the Iran-Iraq War

Sana Chavoshian

Enlightenment . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . 10.5749/minnesota/9780816699483.001.0001 Gilsenan , Michael . 2000 . “ Signs of Truth: Enchantment, Modernity and the Dreams of Peasant Women .” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

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Amy Binning

-Tibetan Culture , ed. Lokesh Chandra . New Delhi : International Academy of Indian Culture . Smyer Yü , Dan . 2012 . The Spread of Tibetan Buddhism in China: Charisma, Money, Enlightenment . London : Routledge . Sullivan , Randall . 2009

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Talal Asad

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

incorporate and inhabit them. 2 I am grateful for Azar Dakwar's insightful suggestion to distinguish ‘humane’ from ‘humanist’, with the latter referring to a culturally specific view on the human (as defined in the Western post-Enlightenment tradition) that

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Khaled Furani

home. I further select theology as my working term because it is the domain of inquiry from which anthropology, seeking acceptance in Enlightenment thought, explicitly dissociated itself, as we see in Tylor, on the way to becoming a legitimate

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Ronald Stade

—have done their utmost to prove that volition is nothing but a fabrication, European intellectual and social movements like Renaissance humanism, the Enlightenment, nineteenth-century liberalism, and twentieth-century existentialism have argued that the

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The Ethics of Collective Sponsorship

Virtuous Action and Obligation in Contemporary Tibet

Jane Caple

Transcription of Standard Tibetan .” The Tibetan and Himalayan Library .!essay=/thl/phonetics . Gutschow , Kim . 2004 . Being a Buddhist Nun: The Struggle for Enlightenment in the Himalayas . Cambridge, MA

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

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

Travis Warren Cooper

clarified that not all missionaries—or anthropologists, for that matter—were happy about serving larger colonial regimes ( Klassen 2011: xxi ). 11 See also Stanley’s (2001) analysis of the Enlightenment’s influence on missionary travelers. 12 Herzfeld

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Iver B. Neumann

strongman model for politics, his anti-Semitism, his religious mysticism that cohabits with his techno-optimism, his railing against American consumerism and materialism, his backing of an anti-enlightenment conservative revolution, his explicit building on

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So What Is the Anthropology of Buddhism About?

David N. Gellner

Enlightenment influence (ibid.: 150–151). Some have argued that Theravāda Buddhism provides a similar strong template for proto-nationalism, that is, national identity before the age of nationalism and colonialism. In other words, certain texts, such as the