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6. African American Christianity since 1980

6. African American Christianity since 1980  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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‘African American Christianity Since 1980’ is concerned with the contemporary phase, beginning with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 and the significant demographic and political ... More
3. African American Christianity: The early phase (1760–1863)

3. African American Christianity: The early phase (1760–1863)  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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The majority of African Americans are Christian. Black Christianity has played a critical role in the history of African American responses to white supremacy in the United States. ‘African ... More
4. African American Christianity: The modern phase (1863–1935)

4. African American Christianity: The modern phase (1863–1935)  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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‘African American Christianity: The Modern Phase (1863–1935)’ describes three distinctive moments: firstly, the nationalization of black Christianity, as the “invisible institution” of the ... More
5. African American Christianity: The modern phase (1935–1980)

5. African American Christianity: The modern phase (1935–1980)  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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The political dimension is important to any understanding of the modern phase of African American Christianity, and it is clearly expressed in the explosion of civic and religious energy in ... More
7. African American Islam

7. African American Islam  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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In some ways, Islam best represents the idea of African American religion as a practice of freedom and a sign of difference. For those African Americans who embraced Islam during the modern ... More
1. The category of “African American religion”

1. The category of “African American religion”  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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African American religious life is not defined by just the “Negro church”—the preacher, music, and the frenzy—but consists of all the varied religious practices that occur within black ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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African Americans are generally more religious than other groups in the United States. But African American religion is much more than a description of how deeply religious African ... More
2. Conjure and African American religion

2. Conjure and African American religion  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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‘Conjure and African American Religion’ draws our attention to the continuity and discontinuity with African religious practices as well as a particular instance of a religious imagination, ... More
5. Definitions, types, domains

5. Definitions, types, domains  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

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The word “ritual” is used in three different, though related, ways. First, ritual is conceived as a kind of action. Second, ritual is a cultural domain, arena, stage, or field, in and out ... More
7. The fortunes of ritual

7. The fortunes of ritual  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

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‘The fortunes of ritual’ charts the history of ritual, its study, and its reception beginning with the Confucian text Liji. This outlines means to counter humanity's fallen state through ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

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The ‘Introduction’ asks what is ritual? Is ritual useful? What are the various kinds of ritual? It suggests that to think about ritual is to reflect on human nature, sociality, and culture. ... More
3. Ritual and society

3. Ritual and society  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

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What does ritual do? Sociological and anthropological theory of the first half of the twentieth century proposes that ritual—secular or sacred—binds groups together, ensuring their ... More
2. Ritual and the origins of culture

2. Ritual and the origins of culture  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

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From an ethological perspective, ritual must have been present at the beginnings of humanity and ritualization played an adaptive role in the course of both biological and cultural ... More
4. Ritual and transformation

4. Ritual and transformation  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

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There are many rites that traffic in symbols and processes of transformation: healing rites, funerary rites, magic, sacrifice, rites of inversion, and rites of passage. Ritual theorists ... More
6. Ritual as performance

6. Ritual as performance  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

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Cross-culturally, ritual typically includes elements commonly associated with performance events: music or rhythmic accompaniment; dance or other stylized bodily movements; and masking, ... More
1. Ritualization

1. Ritualization  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

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‘Ritualization’ considers one of the cornerstones of ritual studies—ritualization. It begins with ethology, the study of animal behaviour and goes on to discuss ritualization theory and how ... More

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