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Portico: Finding a Way to the Door of American Contemplative Christianity

Paula Pryce

in The Monk's Cell: Ritual and Knowledge in American Contemplative Christianity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680589
eISBN:
9780190680619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680589.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Using evocative language, the book opens with a historical and contemporary exploration of the desire that motivates contemplative practitioners to seek an intimate relationship with the divine. It ... More


Villa Altagracia: El Pueblo Caliente, El Pueblo Profético

Brendan Jamal Thornton

in Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061689
eISBN:
9780813051109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061689.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 introduces the reader to two small neighborhood Pentecostal churches and their local community in Villa Altagracia, San Cristóbal province. After providing an outline of the socioeconomic ... More


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Hem Borker

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199484225
eISBN:
9780199097708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484225.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Race and Ethnicity

The first chapter broadly introduces the key themes of my research. It details the central argument of the book and how theoretical debates on imagination, aspiration, gender, and piety inform the ... More


Introduction

Anthony W. Fontes

in Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297081
eISBN:
9780520969599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297081.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents the rise of extreme peacetime violence in Guatemala City and in the Northern Triangle of Central America more generally, detailing the conditions of severe uncertainty over the ... More


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