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God’s Timetable

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

This chapter challenges the claim that all Christian Zionist leaders are inflexible in their insistence that Israel retain every inch of the covenant land, and that they are yearning for the Jews to ... More


Remapping American Catholicism

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues that the long-standing links between Latin and North America already lead many Latinos to adopting a more hemispheric perspective to Catholicism in the United States. The memory ... More


Come Out of Your Political Closets: To Israeli Filmmakers

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author criticizes Israeli filmmakers Gal Uchovsky and Eitan Fox for their views on the lesbian community. After the murder in the LGBT youth club in Tel Aviv on August 1, 2009, ... More


Introduction: The Forms of Memory and History

Anne Murphy

in The Materiality of the Past: History and Representation in the Sikh Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916276
eISBN:
9780199980253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916276.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This introductory chapter begins with examples demonstrating the rich meanings of Sikh objects. Through such objects, the past is experienced and proved, and history narrated and performed for a ... More


A History of Possession

Anne Murphy

in The Materiality of the Past: History and Representation in the Sikh Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916276
eISBN:
9780199980253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916276.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The Gurdwara Reform or Akali Movement of the 1920s brought into being the major religious and political organized body of the Sikhs in Punjab—the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee—in direct ... More


The Two Maps of Israel’s Land

Rachel Havrelock

in River Jordan: The Mythology of a Dividing Line

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319575
eISBN:
9780226319599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319599.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter investigates the process through which the map of a nation comes into being. The relevant examples derive from the Hebrew Bible and the context of antiquity, yet similar processes also ... More


The Holy Land Reborn: Pilgrimage and the Tibetan Reinvention of Buddhist India

Toni Huber

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226356488
eISBN:
9780226356501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226356501.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Dalai Lama has said that Tibetans consider themselves “the child of Indian civilization,” and that India is the “holy land” from whose sources the Tibetans have built their own civilization. What ... More


Contesting Claims

Shaul Kelner

in Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright Tourism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748169
eISBN:
9780814749180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748169.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter delves into political and ethical issues involved in representing contested histories and territories, as visitors tour a land embroiled in conflict. Through ethnographic portraits of ... More


Universalizing and De-contextualizing Exotic Religious Resources

Véronique Altglas

in From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199997626
eISBN:
9780199380336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997626.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 investigates the doctrines and discourses of the studied movements and also confirms that the popularization of exotic religious resources entails a partial detachment from their specific ... More


1803 to 1837

Jennifer Graber

in The Gods of Indian Country: Religion and the Struggle for the American West

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190279615
eISBN:
9780190279646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190279615.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1803, Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory and brought Kiowa lands under the authority of the United States. Over the next 30 years, the federal government worked to purchase Indian ... More


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