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123 research outcomes, page 1 of 13
  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Sara Black Brown;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    Kirtan is a musical worship practice from India that involves the congregational performance of sacred chants and mantras in call-and-response format. The style of kirtan performed within Gaudiya Vaishnava Hinduism is an expression of Bhakti Yoga, “the yoga of love and ...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Feng Qu;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    The case study in this paper is on the Daur (as well as the Evenki, Buriat, and Bargu Mongols) in Hulun Buir, Northeast China. The aim of this research is to examine how shamanic rituals function as a conduit to actualize communications between the clan members and thei...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Bianca J. Smith;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    This article is a feminist ethnographic exploration of how ‘indigenous’ notions of a ‘sacred feminine’ shape Sufi praxis on the island of Lombok in the eastern part of Indonesia in Southeast Asia. I demonstrate through long-term immersive anthropological fieldwork how i...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Julius Bautista;
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    Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

    This paper is an analysis of the Santo Niño de Cebu, a statue of the child Jesus that is the object of widespread popular devotion among Roman Catholics in the Philippines. The central hypothesis is that a continuing challenge of Roman Catholicism in the Philippines, at...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Eleanor Harrison-Buck; David A. Freidel;
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    Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

    Shamanism and animism have proven to be useful cross-cultural analytical tools for anthropology, particularly in religious studies. However, both concepts root in reductionist, social evolutionary theory and have been criticized for their vague and homogenizing rubric, ...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Isaak Deman;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG
    Country: Belgium

    Embrace of the Serpent (2015), directed by Ciro Guerra, narrates the parallel stories of Theo and Evan whose main purpose is to find the yakruna plant in the Amazon rainforest. Both men are guided by the payé Karamakate. The first story depicts Theo’s encounter with Kar...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Anna-Karina Hermkens;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    In the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ARoB) in Papua New Guinea, the changes of Vatican II led to significant Church reform, creating “Liklik Kristen Komuniti” (small Christian communities) that gave more responsibility to the laity. Moreover, as elsewhere in the wo...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
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    Authors:
    Maznah Mohamad;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    This article interprets the narratives of sex manuals produced within the Malay-Indonesian archipelago before the coming of Western colonialism and the dawn of postcolonial Islamic resurgence. In the collection of Malaysian libraries and museums, these manuscripts are l...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
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    Authors:
    Najma Moosa;
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    Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

    This article approaches the position of the call to prayer (adhan or azan) in South Africa from the perspective of both legislation and case law. Although only an unamplified adhan has religious status in Islam, Muslim religious authorities (ulama) have since the twenti...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
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    Authors:
    George Lau;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG
    Country: United Kingdom

    Historical and archaeological records help shed light on the production, ritual practices, and personhood of cult objects characterizing the central Peruvian highlands after ca. AD 200. Colonial accounts indicate that descendant groups made and venerated stone images of...

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