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Advances in Research: Religion and Society volume 3

Editors: Simon Coleman, Centre for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, Ramon Sarró, Institute of Social Sciences, Lisbon and University of Oxford, and Ruy Llera Blanes, Institute of Social Sciences, Lisbon, and London School of Economics.

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Volume 3

Introduction

I. PORTRAIT – Jean Comaroff

Religion, Society, Theory
Jean Comaroff

Religion’s ‘Others’: Jean Comaroff on Religion and Society
Peter Geschiere

Thoughts on Jean Comaroff’s Political Economy of Zombies
Kamari M. Clarke

Religion, Society, and the Everyday
Adeline Masquelier

II. ARTICLES

Contemporary Cosmologies, Critical Re-Imaginings
Allen Abramson and Martin Holbraad

Seriousness, Irony and the Mission of Hyperbole
Michael Carrithers

The Multiple Agencies of Afro-Brazilian Religions
Roger Sansi and Luis Nicolau Parés

Religion and Diaspora
Paul Christopher Johnson

The Contribution of Post-colonial Critique to an Anthropology of Missions
Paula Montero

Occupied Territory at the Interstices of the Sacred: Between Capital and Community
Paul-François Tremlett

God Does Not Play Dice with the Universe, or Does He? Anthropological Interlocutions of Sport and Religion
Thomas F. Carter

III. DEBATE SECTION: RELIGION AND REVOLUTION

The Future of Religious Rebellion
Mark Juergensmeyer

Tigers, Temples and the Remaking of Tamil Society: Report from the Field
Sidharthan Maunaguru and Jonathan Spencer

Charisma and Community in Islam: Two Routes to Jihad
Charles Lindholm

IV. AN AUTHOR MEETS HIS CRITICS

Manuel Vásquez: More than Belief: A Materialist Theory of Religion

Comments
Abby Day, Lionel Obadia, David Chidester, Chad Seales
Response to Comments
Manuel A. Vásquez

V. TEACHING

Religion Matters: Reflections from an AAA Teaching Workshop
James Bielo

VI. NEWS

VII. BOOKS AND FILMS REVIEWS