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Lived Religion: Faith and Practice in Everyday Life

Meredith B. McGuire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172621
eISBN:
9780199851942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What are we to make of the Latina schoolteacher who considers herself a good Catholic, rarely attends Mass, but meditates daily at her home altar (where she mixes images of the Virgin of Guadalupe ... More


The Sweet Aroma of Holy Sewage: Urban Planning and the New Public Sphere in Palestine

Salim Tamari

in Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291256
eISBN:
9780520965102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291256.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter analyzes how new urban sensibilities grew out of the secularization of public space. It involved the transformation of ceremonials from traditional religious celebrations to popular ... More


Placing Ensemble Taiko in Japan: Festival Creation and the Taiko Boom

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the close relationship between governmental support for community festivity and the spread of ensemble taiko groups throughout Japan. It describes three important factors that ... More


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