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Transnational transcendence : essays on religion and globalization

Author: Thomas J Csordas
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2009.
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"This innovative collection examines the transnational movements, effects, and transformations of religion in the contemporary world, offering a fresh perspective on the interrelation between globalization and religion. Taken as a whole, Transnational Transcendence challenges some widely accepted ideas about this relationship, in particular, that international contemporary religious manifestations are secondary to  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Csordas
ISBN: 9780520257412 0520257413 9780520257429 0520257421
OCLC Number: 228631787
Description: ix, 338 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: modalities of transnational transcendence / Thomas J. Csordas --
Missionization in the postcolonial world: a view from Brazil and elsewhere / Otávio Velho --
Is the trans- in transnational the trans- in transcendent? On alterity and the sacred in the age of globalization / Joel Robbins --
Global religion and the reenchantment of the world: the case of the Catholic charismatic renewal / Thomas J. Csordas --
Veiled missionaries and embattled Christians in colonial Sudan / Janice Boddy --
Beyond integration and recognition: diasporic constructions of Alivi Muslim identity between Germany and Turkey / Esra Ozyürek --
The burning: finitude and the political-theological imagination of illegal migration / Stefania Pandolfo --
Trajectories, frontiers, and reparations in the expansion of Santo Daime to Europe / Alberto Groisman --
The Orisha Atlantic: historicizing the roots of a global religion / Peter F. Cohen --
The many who dance in me: Afro-Atlantic ontology and the problem with "transnationalism" / J. Lorand Matory --
Global breathing: religious utopias in India and China / Peter van der Veer --
The return path: anthropology of a Western yogi / Kathinka Frøystad --
The global reach of gods and the travels of Korean shamans / Laurel Kendall.
Other Titles: Essays on religion and globalization
Responsibility: edited by Thomas J. Csordas.
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