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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

about inherent values and meanings that encompass different attitudes of the logic of practice, such as deception, betrayal, play, and embodiment. Here I address some of the common assumptions made by anthropologists (e.g., Downey 2008 ; Lewis 1992

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Jeanne Favret-Saada’s Minimal Ontology

Belief and Disbelief of Mystical Forces, Perilous Conditions, and the Opacity of Being

Theodoros Kyriakides

, on the one hand, and reliance, on the other—Evans-Pritchard speculates about this contradiction: “Azande are aware of the deception practiced by their witch-doctors … As in many other of their customs, we find a mingling of common sense and mystical

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Portrait

Eileen Barker

Linda Woodhead, James T. Richardson, Martyn Percy, Catherine Wessinger, and Eileen Barker

Parliament, where it was suggested that the movement should be prosecuted for “offenses of deception under the Theft Act.” “You can’t go now,” said my husband. On the contrary, nothing would have stopped me from going now. In fact, the conference turned out