By Jin-Heon Jung, Alexander Horstmann
Construction Noah's Ark for Migrants, Refugees, and non secular groups examines faith in the framework of refugee reviews as a public stable, with the religious and fabric use of faith laying off new gentle at the enterprise of refugees in reconstructing their lives and positioning themselves in antagonistic environments.
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Oxford: Oxford University Press. Whitehouse, Harvey. 2000. Arguments and Icons: Divergent Modes of Religiosity. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Whitehouse, Harvey. 2004. Modes of Religiosity: A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission. Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira. Chapter 2 Religious Imaginary as an Alternative Social and Moral Order—Karen Buddhism across the Thai-Burma Border Mikael Gravers Burma is a fragmented state, with a long history of civil strife between the army and ethnic organizations struggling for autonomy.
But in fact these two claims to religious authority are linked and mutually constitutive. As Johnson (2007) argues, the “indigenous” can only be defined in relation to the extended context of external relations, and “the diaspora” takes on its own identity through a project of maintaining aspects of indigeneity in a new world. The refugee is defined by exclusion and forcible displacement, while the disaporic subject is—to a certain extent—a displaced person who has chosen to take on a specific subject position, which involves a new way of seeing the homeland.
The Tây Ninh Holy See, the first and largest denomination of Caodaism, has 800 temples out of a total of 1,346 (with the others affiliated with smaller denominations in the Mekong Delta and central Vietnam). Bibliography Appadurai, Arjun. 1996. Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Boddy, Janice. 1994. ” Annual Reviews in Anthropology, 21: 407–434. Boddy, Janice. 1988. ” American Ethnologist, 15 (1): 4–27. Brown, Karen McCarthy. 2001.