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Christianity and the King, Marriage and Marijuana

Erin C. MacLeod

in Visions of Zion: Ethiopians and Rastafari in the Search for the Promised Land

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479882243
eISBN:
9781479890996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479882243.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter turns to stories that Ethiopians tell about Rastafari, analyzing these perceptions and presumptions, and situating them within the context of the history and religion of Ethiopia. From a ... More


The Pure and the Pious: Flow, Containment, and Transgression

Anita Hannig

in Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457154
eISBN:
9780226457321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457321.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter details the ways women with fistula manage their affliction on a physical level and in their capacity as pious subjects belonging to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. It explores the ... More


Mending the Mothers of Ethiopia: Institutional Roots, Logic, and Mission

Anita Hannig

in Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457154
eISBN:
9780226457321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457321.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Introducing the institutional dimensions of fistula treatment in Ethiopia, this chapter provides historical background to the mission of Hamlin fistula hospitals and analyzes core facets of their ... More


Clinical Tracks: Moving through Surgery

Anita Hannig

in Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457154
eISBN:
9780226457321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457321.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter moves away from the history and symbolic efficacy of fistula surgery to focus on its clinical manifestations: the technical and social complications, the quotidian drama of medical work, ... More


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