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African American Sacred and Secular Identities in Mississippi’s Piney Woods

Joyce Marie Jackson

in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores sacred and secular identities of African Americans in the Piney Woods of Mississippi. The experiences of people close to these folk traditions illustrate the historical and ... More


Questioning Secularism: Islam, Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law in Modern Egypt

Hussein Ali Agrama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226010687
eISBN:
9780226010700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010700.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The central question of the Arab Spring—what democracies should look like in the deeply religious countries of the Middle East—has developed into a vigorous debate over these nations' secular ... More


Meet the Twentysomethings

Tim Clydesdale and Kathleen Garces-Foley

in The Twentysomething Soul: Understanding the Religious and Secular Lives of American Young Adults

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190931353
eISBN:
9780190931384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931353.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Four young adults with thoughtful religious, spiritual, and secular views are profiled. Maria, a devout Catholic Latina who is a graduate student in speech pathology; Jeremy, an enthusiastic Mainline ... More


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