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The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

We are all connected to multiple Elsewheres: the place(s) where we grew up, the place we would rather be, the places that haunt us, the places where the dead dwell, the sites of empire. Geographical Elsewheres can be a source of fear. In the wake

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Learning the Elsewhere of ‘Inner Space’

The Affective Pedagogy of Post-Secular Sufi Healing in Germany

Nasima Selim

! Question from participant: What about some real pain? Some kind of real illness? Rabeya: Real illness, yes! Question: Fear also? Rabeya: Fear as well … Fear, anxiety. What is important is that you do not take on the person who makes you afraid or with

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Politicizing Elsewhere(s)

Negotiating Representations of Neo-Pentecostal Aesthetic Practice in Berlin

Dominik Mattes

Deeper Life followers how to lead a God-fearing life, General Superintendent Kumuyi (2015: 314) demands that “the lifestyles of Christians are to be examples of moderation, not only in physical matters but also in matters of the spirit; not only in

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Albert I. Baumgarten

assistance was always profusely acknowledged. As she wrote, she feared “that if his second volume of the Anchor Bible Commentary on Leviticus is late my importunity has often caused delays” ( Douglas 1999: xii ). Milgrom's ‘second’ volume on Leviticus turned

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Amy Binning

increasingly a part of mainstream zeitgeist. Further, such fears are often expressed in terms that are markedly apocalyptic in their expression of a “crisis in cultural transmission” (ibid.: 18), instigated by globalization, neoliberalism, climate change, and a

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Ryan Goeckner, Sean M. Daley, Jordyn Gunville, and Christine M. Daley

Lakota prayer, saying “to bring a drum to these [protest] actions…was huge. You could see the fear in state officials when they [heard] that drum beat and people singing … that was huge.” 24 In many Indian cultures, including the Lakota, drums are

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Talal Asad

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

so: she didn't abandon particular practices because she felt that the change wouldn't fit easily into the entirety of her life as a Muslim. The idea that her feelings of fear, reverence, love, and so forth were to be understood as ‘emotions’ and

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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

biographies of Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud, Matory argues that processes of fetishization delineate not only those behaviors that the two famous intellectuals intended to describe, but also their own personal fears and aspirations, and, by extension, how the

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Stacy M. K. George

, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’” Another woman approaches the podium with a large glass jar and a determined stare at the audience. Dressed entirely in red, white, and blue and wearing a pin of the American flag, she asks the crowd to consider

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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

dewitcher says to a schoolgirl: “It’s never mentioned in your books. No fear of them talking about it. And yet for all your sciences, you believe in it” (ibid.: 53). Belief in mystical forces marks the end and failure of the Western medical and religious