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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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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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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

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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

being part of a post-Enlightenment Protestant legacy that needs to be located historically but should not be taken as universally valid. Rather than belief as an interior state, Chrislamists tend to privilege the performative power of religious practice

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Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt, and Joan Wallach Scott

early nineteenth century, such as French Enlightenment thought and anti-clericalism, the discourses of the nineteenth-century science of biology, and the politics of gender and family at Europe’s colonial frontiers. In these fascinating analyses, and