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Mariske Westendorp, Bruno Reinhardt, Reinaldo L. Román, Jon Bialecki, Alexander Agadjanian, Karen Lauterbach, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Kate Yanina DeConinck, Jack Hunter, Ioannis Kyriakakis, Magdalena Crăciun, Roger Canals, Cristina Rocha, Khyati Tripathi, Dafne Accoroni, and George Wu Bayuga

. She shows that messages from deceased relatives and ‘celebrity spirits’—such as John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and a roster of heroes and martyrs of the French Revolution, the Mechanics’ Institute Riot (1866), and the Battle of Liberty Place (1874

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

by various national and international organizations, celebrities, and politicians, fighting for the land rights of indigenous populations or the preservation of the environment. Thus, the Niamgiri Mountains have been turned into a symbol of wealth

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Jack Hunter, Annelin Eriksen, Jon Mitchell, Mattijs van de Port, Magnus Course, Nicolás Panotto, Ruth Barcan, David M. R. Orr, Girish Daswani, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Sofía Ugarte, Ryan J. Cook, Bettina E. Schmidt, and Mylene Mizrahi

non-stop transfiguration. To add to such extravagant movements, the Venezuelan cultists welcomed ever-new spirits to their altars and possession ceremonies, ranging from Indians and blacks to Vikings and media celebrities. Sánchez’s writings on the

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Religion through the Looking Glass

Fieldwork, Biography, and Authorship in Southwest China and Beyond

Katherine Swancutt

up for the spokeswomen on stage (and the television cameras) to see. Intrigued, although only partly sure I could pull it off, I agreed to take part in this venture. Already from the start of the pageant, I had become something of a local celebrity