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Performing religion in the Americas

Performing religion in the Americas

media, politics and devotional practices of the twenty-first century

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Published by Seagull Books in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rites and ceremonies -- North America -- Congresses,
  • Rites and ceremonies -- South America -- Congresses,
  • North America -- Religious life and customs -- Congresses,
  • South America -- Religious life and customs -- Congresses

  • About the Edition

    Contributed articles from a two-day conference held on 15-16 November 2002, at New York University and Rutgers University

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [220]-230) and index

    Statementedited by Alyshia Gálvez
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesEnactments
    ContributionsGálvez, Alyshia, New York University, Rutgers University
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17235168M
    ISBN 101905422393
    ISBN 109781905422395
    LC Control Number2007389211

    It is home to the most powerful person in the world, it is a center of global military power and it is one of the most heavily protected fortresses ever built, but behind the classic columns and lush green lawns are secrets, secrets so outrageous, so controversial, so dangerous that they must be /10(28). Description: Published semiannually, American Religion offers a forum for intellectual and creative engagement with religion in the Americas. As the journal explores the boundaries of both “America” and “religion,” and ways in which the two intersect, the journal’s broader intervention in the publishing landscape takes exception to more standard historical conceptions of “American.

      Peand#;a participates actively as an engaged scholar. This is necessary reading for scholars of religion, performance studies, Latino/a Studies, and popular #; and#;Diana Taylor, author of The Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in . Edited by Joan Marter; With an introduction by Gwen F. Chanzit; essays by Robert Hobbs, Ellen G. Landau, Susan Landauer, and Joan Marter; and an interview with Irving Sandler.

      Throughout American history, religion and entertainment have influenced each other and have intersected in fascinating ways. Native American rituals and games entertained and inspired. Early white settlers like the Puritans, though defining their faith over and against profane pastimes, engaged in sport, play, and elaborate storytelling. Still, stark contrasts appeared in the 17th and 18th Author: Randall J. Stephens. A REMARKABLY GRIPPING ACCOUNT OF AMERICA’S BAY OF PIGS CRISIS, DRAWING ON LONG-HIDDEN CIA DOCUMENTS AND DELIVERING, AS NEVER BEFORE, THE VIVID TRUTH—AND CONSEQUENCES—OF FIVE PIVOTAL DAYS IN APRIL The U.S.-backed military invasion of Cuba in remains one of the most ill-fated blunders in American history, with echoes of the event .


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Religion is an especially rich arena for the analysis of. Religious practice and belief remain astoundingly diverse across North and South America. At a time when globalization is taken to mean the ever greater homogenization of cultures, Performing Religion in the Americas reveals how individual cultures are more resilient than ever and that religion is a particularly rich area of diversity.

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Performing religion in the Americas: media, politics and devotional practices of the twenty-first century. [Alyshia Gálvez; New York University.; Rutgers University.;] -- Contributed articles from a two-day conference held on Novemberat.

The Constitution treats religion as something to be confined behind a wall, but in public communications, the Framers treated religion as the foundation of the American republic. Ever since, Americans have translated disagreements on many other issues into an endless debate about the role of religion in our public life.

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We are interested in how religious belief has affected society, rather than creedal- or theological-focused studies. Religious life in early America is often equated with the fire-and-brimstone Puritanism best embodied by the theology of Cotton Mather.

Yet, by the nineteenth century, American theology had shifted dramatically away from the severe European traditions directly descended from the Protestant Reformation, of which Puritanism was in the United States the most influential. In its place arose a. Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic June 4, I forgot to bring a copy to the book exhibit at Translation and Transmission in the Early Americas: The Fourth Early Americanist 'Summit,' but it's definitely available, and in paperback.

From Thomas Jefferson's cut-up Bible to the country's first printed hymnal, the Smithsonian's Religion in Early America exhibit wants to engage. Henry Goldschmidt. Writing, as I am, in New York City in the summer of —at the dawn of a thus far violent millennium—it is difficult to overlook, or overstate, the sociopolitical significance of religious discourses and identities.

the horrific terrorist attacks of Septemcontinue to haunt the individual and collective imaginations of New Yorkers and other Americans. the.

Performing arts refers to forms of art in which artists use their voices, bodies or inanimate objects to convey artistic expression.

It is different from visual arts, which is when artists use paint, canvas or various materials to create physical or static art ming arts include a range of disciplines which are performed in front of a live audience.

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InJoseph Smith Jr. published The Book of Mormon and subsequently founded a new American religion. According to Smith, The Book of Mormon represented the English translation of an authentic record, written in “Reformed Egyptian,” concerning ancient Israelites who migrated to the Americas in approximately B.C.E.

Smith’s purported translation of this sacred history, however, did Author: William Davis. The book series Enactments published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press.

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Inventing American Religion Polls, Surveys, and the Tenuous Quest for a Nation's Faith Robert Wuthnow. Challenges the results of famous polling firms; Profiles the two key originators of polls about religion; Author writes as both an insider and a critic.Faithful Bodies focuses on three communities of Protestant dissent in the Atlantic World: Bermuda, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

In this “puritan Atlantic,” religion determined insider and outsider status: at times Africans and Natives could belong as long as they embraced the Protestant faith, while Irish Catholics and. Athletic events occur in discrete locations, played by individuals following a prescribed set of rules, leaving behind metrics like wins and losses, final scores, and overall records.

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