Tag: belief

Introducing Cultural Anthropology: A Christian Perspective Textbook Review

The Familiar Strange , October 11th, 2020


Christian but not ideological? Doesn’t promote perspectives in controversy but centers theological devotion? Biblical differences of opinion, but not anthropological ones? The centrality of “belief” a…


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#Failures: Failure is a Feeling

Gareth Breen , September 23rd, 2020


We were sat upstairs in a favourite hot-pot restaurant in old Taipei, nestled in between a deep red temple and a scooter repair shop, behind a metro station….


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Thinking with spirits by Kristine Krause

Kristine Krause , September 24th, 2018


During my first visit to Ghana in 1998, I was involved in a research project that looked at possible co-operations between healers and psychiatric clinics. I stayed in…


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Can We “See” Climate Change?

Dana J. Graef , October 19th, 2017


While standing on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., in February 2015, Republican Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma expressed his deep skepticism about climate change. “We keep hearing…


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I Don’t Care What Your Beliefs about Racism Are

Carie Little Hersh , August 4th, 2016


In the wake of several brutal and unwarranted police shootings of black men and women, and the subsequent retaliation against innocent police officers, politicians across the country have…


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Frightening Fictions: Lore Podcast Review

Emma Louise Backe , August 28th, 2015


By Emma Louise Backe Journalists are widely speculating that we live in the “Golden Age” of podcasts, ushered in by the success of podcasts like Serial or Invisibilia….


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