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Cities as One Site for Religion and Violence  

Saskia Sassen

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter covers the question of organized religions in the complex global modernity. It explores a range of interactions between the rise of cities as key global spaces for economic, ... More

Eastern European Jewry in the Modern Period: 1750–1939  

Michael Stanislawski

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
This article notes that the study of the modern history of East European Jews is not a field driven at present by deep conceptual or ideological divides or abiding scholarly or ... More

European Jewry in the Early Modern Period: 1492–1750  

Elisheva Carlebach

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
This article describes conceptions of the early modern period in Jewish historiography, the Italian Renaissance, intellectual history, the Jews of Central Europe in the early modern period, ... More

Exodus in Latin America  

Paulo Nogueira

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
This article begins with a discussion of the Exodus in the Latin American Bible movement (Movimento Bíblico Latino-Americano) related to the Theology of Liberation. It then looks at the ... More

Globalization the Second Wave of Colonization: Impacts on wahine Māori  

Tui Cadigan

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Māori are the first nation people of Aotearoa New Zealand, a group of South West Pacific Islands. Colonized by the British Empire, Aotearoa came into being through an act consolidated by ... More

Globalization, Women's Transnational Migration, and Religious De-traditioning  

Kathryn Tanner

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Far-flung movements of women from disadvantaged areas of the world to more advantaged ones are at the heart of the present configuration of global capitalism. Rather than simply leaving ... More

Gynocentric Thealogy of Tantric Hinduism: A Meditation Upon the Devi  

Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter seeks to contribute to what Raimon Panikkar calls a dialogical dialogue, by speaking in the voice of a Shakta (Shakti worshipper) woman who grew up with the symbol of an ... More

Medieval Jewry in the World of Islam  

Mark R. Cohen

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
Islam arose in the seventh century in Arabia through the preaching of the prophet Muhammad (d. 632). Nineteenth-century Jewish historians of the ‘Wissenschaft des Judentums’ school painted ... More

Pentecostalism and Neo-Pentecostalism in Latin America: Two Case Studies  

Virginia Garrard and Justin M. Doran

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
Pentecostalism, a Christian renewal movement that emphasizes ecstatic bodily worship and charismatic practices, transformed Latin American Christianity over the course of the twentieth ... More

Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries since 1492  

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
Despite significant achievements, certain challenges still confront the student of Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries. This article delineates four such challenges. First, the conceptual ... More

Western and Central European Jewry in the Modern Period: 1750–1933  

David Rechter

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
For many years, historical writing about the Jewish experience in modern western and central Europe was guided by emancipation and assimilation. Historians focused either on the ... More

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