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Feral Becoming and Environmentalism’s Primal Future

Sarah M. Pike

Sarah M. Pike is Professor at California State University, Chico, CA, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Nature : The Elements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In 1998, due to a fire set by the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) to protest the construction of a Vail, Colorado ski resort in endangered Canadian lynx habitat, four chair lifts and three buildings were damaged or destroyed—the largest being...

Virtuosity and Spiritual Privilege

Marion Goldman

Marion Goldman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Oregon, USA and Scholar in Residence at Portland Center for Public Humanities. In six books and many articles, she explores intersections of spirituality, gender, and society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Pfaff

Steven Pfaff is Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington, USA. His interdisciplinary articles consider religion, social movements, and collective behaviour. Exit-Voice Dynamics and the Collapse of East Germany won the European Academy Prize for Best Book and the Social Science History Association President's Award.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Spiritual Virtuoso : Personal Faith and Social Transformation

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Virtuosity Spiritual virtuosi can be identified across religions, cultures, and historical epochs. In every setting, they possess affinities and lasting desires that compel them to strive to transcend the mundane world and reach toward...

Glocalization in Buddhist Food Ventures on a Small Canadian Island

Buddhism in the Global Eye : Beyond East and West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In the spring of 2016, I witnessed the official opening of Leezen (里仁), a Buddhist-inspired Taiwanese organic and vegetarian grocery store, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.), Canada. Company representatives stood next to local...

“We’re Not into Social Compliance”: Sin and Prophetic Protest in Christian Punk

Christian Punk : Identity and Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction Punk rock emerged in the mid-1970s in a musical landscape that was more diverse than at any other time in history. Musically, it was an offshoot of the garage rock of the late 1960s. Its deliberate amateurishness...

Fire, Religion, Nature, and Shona Culture

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Nature : The Elements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In his introduction to the Guardians of the Land, Matthew Schoffeleers made the following general remark about a common way of talking about fire in central Africa, where people are anxious to preserve knowledge systems that are now...

Conversion Therapy and the Fight over the First Amendment

Chris Babits

Chris Babits is a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Case Studies

...Nearly fifty years ago, lesbian and gay rights activists convinced the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to remove “homosexuality” from the list of mental disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) (Bayer 1981: 101–54...

Conclusion: Virtuosity and Its Possibilities

Marion Goldman

Marion Goldman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Oregon, USA and Scholar in Residence at Portland Center for Public Humanities. In six books and many articles, she explores intersections of spirituality, gender, and society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Pfaff

Steven Pfaff is Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington, USA. His interdisciplinary articles consider religion, social movements, and collective behaviour. Exit-Voice Dynamics and the Collapse of East Germany won the European Academy Prize for Best Book and the Social Science History Association President's Award.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Spiritual Virtuoso : Personal Faith and Social Transformation

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Virtuoso Legacies Martin Luther sparked a spiritual revolution with theological innovations that removed the institutional barriers between believers and God. Supported by other spiritual virtuosi, theology students, and ordinary...

Corita and the Human Potential Movement

Marion Goldman

Marion Goldman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Oregon, USA and Scholar in Residence at Portland Center for Public Humanities. In six books and many articles, she explores intersections of spirituality, gender, and society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Pfaff

Steven Pfaff is Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington, USA. His interdisciplinary articles consider religion, social movements, and collective behaviour. Exit-Voice Dynamics and the Collapse of East Germany won the European Academy Prize for Best Book and the Social Science History Association President's Award.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Spiritual Virtuoso : Personal Faith and Social Transformation

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...On a cold but sunny January day in 1967, more than 20,000 spiritual seekers, neighborhood residents, stoners, and political activists crowded onto Golden Gate Park’s Polo Field for the Human Be-In. People spilled over the park’s edges...

Spiritual Narratives and The Icarus Project: Disidentification and Rhetoric of Liberation

Liz Barr

University of Wisconsin-MadisonThe author wishes to thank Jenell Johnson, Robert Glenn Howard, Whitney Gent, and Emily Sauter for their invaluable feedback on this chapter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Practical Spiritualities in a Media Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The author wishes to thank Jenell Johnson, Robert Glenn Howard, Whitney Gent, and Emily Sauter for their invaluable feedback on this chapter.I don’t think I could dissect my spiritual life from my “mental health” even if I tried. I am...

Introduction

Ibrahim Abraham

Ibrahim Abraham is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He is the author of Evangelical Youth Culture (Bloomsbury, 2017) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Evangelical Youth Culture : Alternative Music and Extreme Sports Subcultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This book offers a sociological analysis of contemporary Evangelical Christian youth culture, drawing on observations and interviews with dozens of musicians, sports enthusiasts, and youth pastors. Engaging with multiple theories of youth...