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Religion, politics, and globalization : anthropological approaches

Author: Galina Lindquist; Don Handelman
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.
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While social scientists, beginning with Weber, envisioned a secularized world, religion today is forthrightly becoming a defining feature of life all around the globe. The complex connections between  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Galina Lindquist; Don Handelman
ISBN: 9780857459046 085745904X
OCLC Number: 865286407
Description: xxvi, 290 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Figures Preface Don Handelman Chapter 1. After Understanding: A Memoir of Galina Lindquist Michael Jackson Chapter 2. Religion, Politics, and Globalization: The Long Past Foregrounding the Short Present - Prologue and Introduction Don Handelman and Galina Lindquist SECTION I: SHAPING RELIGION THROUGH POLITICS Chapter 3. Ethnic Identity and Religious Competition: Buddhism and Shamanism in Southern Siberia Galina Lindquist Chapter 4. The Global Constitution of Religious Competition: Hindutva and Globalization Henrik Berglund SECTION II: OPEN CONFLICTS OF RELIGION AND POLITICS Chapter 5. Church Confronts State: The 2004 Manifestasaun in Timor-Leste David Hicks Chapter 6. Religion, Secularism, Secularism, and Politics in Contemporary Spain: The Case of the Imam of Fuengirola Eva Evers Rosander SECTION III: THE TIGHT EMBRACE OF RELIGION AND POLITICS Chapter 7. Actors of History? Religion, Politics and 'Reality' Within the Protestant Right in America Simon Coleman Chapter 8. The Ambiguities of Islamism and a Century of Iranian Opposition David Thurfjell SECTION IV: OPENING NEW SPACE FOR RELIGION Chapter 9. Amazighite, Arab/Islamic Hegemony, and the Christian Evangelical Challenge Mira Amiras Chapter 10. Self-Exploders, Self-Sacrifice, and the Rhizomic Organization of Terrorism Don Handelman Chapter 11. Afterword: Fixation of Belief and the Dilemmas of Fallibility Robert Innis Notes on Contributors
Other Titles: Religion, politics & globalization
Responsibility: edited by Galina Lindquist and Don Handelman.


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