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Title Powers : religion as a social and spiritual force / edited by Meerten B. ter Borg and Jan Willem van Henten

Publ Info New York : Fordham University Press, 2010
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  BL60 .P69 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  BL60 .P69 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Future of the religious past
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pt. I. Macropolitics. The recovery of perverted religion : internal power processes and the vicissitudes of religious experience / André Droogers -- Symbolic violence : religion and empowerment / Mark Juergensmeyer -- Political theology : the authority of God / Avishai Margalit -- Explaining the global religious revivial : the Egyptian case / Talal Asad -- Pt. II. The nation. Seeing nationhood : images of American identity / David Morgan -- The visible and the invisible in South Asia / Peter van der Veer -- The power of Mary in secessionist warfare : Catholicism and political crisis in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea / Anna-Karina Hermkens -- The Mourid brotherhood at the center of Senegalese political life : a dialectic of state and religious power / Cheikh Gučye and Olivia Gervasoni -- Sharia and state in the Sudan : from late colonialism to late Islamism / Shamil Jeppie -- "Bolivarian" anti-Semitism / Claudio Lomnitz and Rafael Sánchez -- Pt. III. The individual : between powerlessness and empowerment. The power of the less powerful : making memory on a pilgrimage to Lourdes / Catrien Notermans -- "Without my headscarf I feel naked" : "veiling," laďcité, politics, and Islamist discourse in North Cameroon / José C.M. Van Santen -- Religion and powerlessness : Elena in Nothing is missing / Mieke Bal -- Pt. IV. Religion and power : Qawwali as empowering disempowerment / Rokus de Groot -- John Cage and the mystification of musical silence / Jael Kraut -- Maternal martyrdom : Alien3 and the power of the female martyr / Laura Copier
LC subject Religion and sociology
Power (Social sciences)
Add Author Borg, M. B. ter
Henten, J. W. van
ISBN 9780823231560 (cloth : alk. paper)
0823231569 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780823231577 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0823231577 (pbk. : alk. paper)