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Dream TrippersGlobal Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

David A. Palmer and Elijah Siegler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481760
eISBN:
9780226484983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226484983.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The practices of Daoism – China’s indigenous religion – have become increasingly popular in the West over the past decades. But what does the Americanized “Tao” of healing, health, energy, sex and ... More

Mother FiguredMarian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Deirdre de la Cruz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book is a wide-ranging study of the efflorescence of apparitions and miracles of the Virgin Mary in the Philippines, from the mid-nineteenth century to the turn of the millennium. It examines ... More

Questioning SecularismIslam, Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law in Modern Egypt

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

Travels with TooyHistory, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Richard Price

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Thirty-five years into his research among the descendants of rebel slaves living in the South American rain forest, the author of this book encountered Tooy, a priest, philosopher, and healer living ... More

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