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Steven Brooke, Dafne Accoroni, Olga Ulturgasheva, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Eugenia Roussou, Francesco Vacchiano, Jeffrey D. Howison, Susan Greenwood, Yvonne Daniel, Joana Bahia, Gloria Goodwin Raheja, Charles Lincoln Vaughan, Katrien Pype and Linda van de Kamp

reflected in the spottiness and capricious processes of the cultural recovery and spiritual revitalization that often feature distinct and incongruous assemblages of medicine, music, theater, politics, and anthropology. The main thesis and message of the

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Jens Kreinath and Refika Sariönder

: 116 ). The meydan is considered a sacred place wherein the main ritual acts are performed ( Markoff 1993: 107 ; McElwain 1993: 146–150 ; Mélikoff 1994: 66–67 ). Music plays an important role during the cem , and the instrument typically used is a

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

circle called a roda ( Lewis 1992 ). Other capoeira players typically help the audience form the circle, and advanced practitioners are the ones in charge of playing the live music that accompanies the performance. Depending on styles, different

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J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

sounds very interesting, but I don’t know anything about music.” I later found this to be untrue, but at the time I managed to convince John that it was not musical expertise I needed, so he cautiously agreed to look at a thesis outline and my

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

‘religious’ in culture and sartorial style, uses worship music heavily influenced by popular music genres and instrumentation, and sees its central mission as ‘planting’ new churches. Finally, most Calvary Chapels are more likely to meet in a school

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

visited on bodies, images, and monuments produced by IS often adhere to codes and conventions drawn from a wide range of media genres, including movies, music videos, social networking sites, and video games. The Islamic State’s ability to co-opt popular

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Assessing Ritual Experience in Contemporary Spiritualities

The Practice of ‘sharing’ in a New Age Variant of Umbanda

Viola Teisenhoffer

. Entities often enjoin them to ‘let go’ ( lâcher prise ) and dance freely to the music. During this exercise, the entity may encourage them by pounding on the floor or by shrieking in more or less intense and/or loud fashion. Clients dance until the entity

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Religious Tourism

Analytical Routes through Multiple Meanings

Emerson Giumbelli

Translator : Jeffrey Hoff

articles” and “Catholic music’—”religious tourism.” 9 In 2014, the event had high visibility because it occurred at the same time as the World Youth Day in the city of Rio de Janeiro, with thousands of participants, including the Pope. 10 Thus, the

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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

aesthetics, stylistic traits, and music—aspects emphasized by the author as crucial to grasping the meaning of street basketball (p. 13)—these arise more as the background of the scene than as agents of the social situation formed by bodies, styles, movements

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez and Abby Day

in my own work was partly filled vicariously through working with other people. For example, one such actant may be music. Daniel Nilsson DeHanas (2013) , a member of the “Belief as Cultural Performance” network, researched how young British Jamaican