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After HeavenSpirituality in America Since the 1950s

After Heaven: Spirituality in America Since the 1950s

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213968
eISBN:
9780520924444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213968.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The evolution of American spirituality over the past fifty years is the subject of this book. The book uses in-depth interviews and a broad range of resource materials to show how Americans, from ... More

Anthropology of CatholicismA Reader

Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Kristin Norget, Valentina Napolitano, and Maya Mayblin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

A collection of classic and contemporary ethnographic explorations of Catholicism, by anthropologists and religious studies scholars. The book approaches Catholicism through a variety topics and ... More

Between One and One Another

Between One and One Another

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520272330
eISBN:
9780520951914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272330.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The author extends his path-breaking work in existential anthropology by focusing on the interplay between two modes of human existence: that of participating in other peoples' lives and that of ... More

Conversion to ChristianityHistorical and Anthropological Perspectives on a Great Transformation

Conversion to Christianity: Historical and Anthropological Perspectives on a Great Transformation

Robert Hefner (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520078352
eISBN:
9780520912564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520078352.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Reaching beyond sensational headlines, this book offers a three-dimensional portrait of Afghan women. In a series of wide-ranging, deeply reflective chapters, scholars, humanitarian workers, ... More

Diagram for FireMiracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Jon Bialecki

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

What is the work that miracles do in American Charismatic Evangelicalism? How are miracles something that are at once unanticipated, and yet worked for? Finally, what do miracles tell us about ... More

Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Sociocultural anthropologists have taken increasing interest in the global communities established by Roman Catholic and Protestant churches, but the many streams of Eastern Christianity have so far ... More

Fighting WordsReligion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts

Fighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts

John Renard (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520258310
eISBN:
9780520954083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258310.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

One of the critical issues in interreligious relations today is the connection, both actual and perceived, between sacred texts and the justification of violent acts as divinely mandated. ... More

God's AgentsBiblical Publicity in Contemporary England

God's Agents: Biblical Publicity in Contemporary England

Matthew Engelke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520280465
eISBN:
9780520957107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280465.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The British and Foreign Bible Society is one of the most illustrious Christian charities in the United Kingdom. Founded by evangelicals in the early nineteenth century and inspired by developments in ... More

Holy HarlotsFemininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil

Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil

Kelly Hayes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262645
eISBN:
9780520949430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262645.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book examines the intersections of social marginality, morality, and magic in contemporary Brazil by analyzing the beliefs and religious practices related to the Afro-Brazilian spirit entity ... More

Holy Hustlers, Schism, and ProphecyApostolic Reformation in Botswana

Holy Hustlers, Schism, and Prophecy: Apostolic Reformation in Botswana

Richard Werbner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268531
eISBN:
9780520949461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268531.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book examines the charismatic Christian reformation presently underway in Botswana's time of AIDS and the moral crisis that divides the church between the elders and the young, apostolic faith ... More

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