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Weapons for Witnessing

American Street Preaching and the Rhythms of War

Kyle Byron

established links between conservative Christianity and militarized masculinity, shock and awe preachers model their speech on United States military doctrine, creating a second point of translation between ideological and linguistic rhythms. Tracing the

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The Personal and the Political

Simon Coleman and Sondra L. Hausner

illuminatingly about the development of personal viewpoints, he remains mindful of the historical and ideological conditions through which notions of ‘belief’ have reinforced liberal distinctions between the nation-state and the morally autonomous individual, and

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From the Throes of Anguished Mourning

Shi‘i Ritual Lamentation and the Pious Publics of Lebanon

Fouad Gehad Marei

[ing] possible particular ways of relating to people, things, and oneself” ( Asad 2003: 78) . Put differently, my understanding of agency inherits Talal Asad's (2000) critique of liberal-individualist conceptions, delinking agency from the ideological quest for

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Rematerializing Martyrs and the Missing Soldiers of the Iran-Iraq War

Sana Chavoshian

commemorations—leading to the ideological propagation of the martyr-cult—and to provide social services for the families of martyrs. In this sense, Behesht-e Zahra has turned into the locus of normative modalities of religiosity in Tehran. Containing about 1

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Amy Binning

have commented on the ability of the advocates of Tibetan Buddhism in America to trade in the ideological currencies beloved of modernity, projecting an image of Buddhism that is compatible with science, contemporary values, and even secularism

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Politicizing Elsewhere(s)

Negotiating Representations of Neo-Pentecostal Aesthetic Practice in Berlin

Dominik Mattes

attitude toward religious objects accentuated in both Protestant and Pentecostal/charismatic churches, which decries … indigenous religious traditions as ‘idol worship’” ( Meyer 2010: 742 ; cf. Butticci 2016 ). This theologically informed “ideology of

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Talal Asad

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

which a European settler-colonial state easily defeated the armies of several corrupt and inefficient local regimes), I became increasingly dissatisfied with the classical Marxist concept of ‘ideology’. My frequent visits to Cairo during the late 1960s

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Elsewhere Affects and the Politics of Engagement across Religious Life-Worlds

Omar Kasmani, Nasima Selim, Hansjörg Dilger, and Dominik Mattes

( 4 ): 741 – 763 . 10.1215/00382876-2010-015 Meyer , Birgit . 2011 . “ Mediation and Immediacy: Sensational Forms, Semiotic Ideologies and the Question of the Medium .” Social Anthropology 19 ( 1

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An Ethics of Response

Protestant Christians’ Relation with God and Elsewheres

Ingie Hovland

. “ Mediation and Immediacy: Sensational Forms, Semiotic Ideologies and the Question of the Medium .” Social Anthropology 19 ( 1 ): 23 – 39 . 10.1111/j.1469-8676.2010.00137.x Mikaelsson , Lisbeth

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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

, but also that for some men achieving this natural condition would require what she calls ‘desire work’, with ex-gay ideology depending on a seeming paradox: “opposite-gender desire is ‘natural’ but sometimes also needs to be learned and embodied