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Prescribing Christian Cosmetics: Moving Bodies and Intercorporeality

Richard Werbner

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268531
eISBN:
9780520949461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268531.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses counterfabrication and Christian cosmetics in order to highlight the pervasive concern for attractiveness and proximity to God. The argument applies to Apostolic vestments ... More


The New Spiritual Freedom

Robert Wuthnow

in After Heaven: Spirituality in America Since the 1950s

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213968
eISBN:
9780520924444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213968.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses the impact the 1960s had on American spirituality. It shows how the activists in the 1960s and their subsequent critics reshaped Americans' understanding of freedom. It ... More


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