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Religion through the Looking Glass

Fieldwork, Biography, and Authorship in Southwest China and Beyond

Katherine Swancutt

total biography, even down to my hobbies, for the sake of doing joint ethnological work, which in Ninglang includes civic duties, such as judging the Torch Festival competitions or helping with disaster relief in the event of mudslides and earthquakes

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

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

Travis Warren Cooper

of his reasons was that some missionization strategies were, as he puts it, “embracing the ‘duty to destroy’” native life-worlds (cited in Stocking 1992: 39 ). Further, although significant and influential, Discourse Three does not simply replace the

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

agriculture by its inhabitants. This land is collectively claimed by the kinship group that has a dominant position in the village. The members of this group are considered to be descendants of the original founders of the village, and it is their duty to

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Jens Kreinath and Refika Sariönder

different duties and possesses a special function and meaning. These services, their names, and their obligations can differ between communities and regions. 3 Traditionally, it was an honor for initiated members to be assigned a service. The postures

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

surrounding the destruction of antiquities in Mosul in 2015, which explained that the very idea of cultural heritage served a nationalist agenda at odds with the fundamental duties of Muslims. According to IS, the obliteration of cultural heritage sites not

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Eileen Barker

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

that I looked for inspiration, and she was unstintingly supportive. 3 My colleague John Urry used to argue that it is a measure of the success of social science that its approaches are now mainstream. 4 Public duty records in the UK from 2017 that

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

assessment that seem to be such important facets of ethical life (but see Bialecki 2016c ). To sum up Durkheim’s view, at least as he has been received, being a member of society at once fulfills and exhausts ethical duty completely. The productivity

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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

public space, where problems experienced individually gain a collective dimension that is shared and integrated into a small society of rights and duties. The way in which this society is reproduced on a daily basis is the second major axis of this work