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Believing in South CentralEveryday Islam in the City of Angels

Believing in South Central: Everyday Islam in the City of Angels

Pamela J. Prickett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226747149
eISBN:
9780226747316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226747316.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The area of Los Angeles known as South Central is often overshadowed by dismal stereotypes, problematic racial stigmas, and its status as the home to some of the city’s poorest and most violent ... More

Daemons Are ForeverContacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

Daemons Are Forever: Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

David Gordon White

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226692401
eISBN:
9780226715063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226715063.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Dæmons Are Forever is both a record of archaic contacts and transactions between humans and protean spirit beings (dæmons) and an account of exchanges, among human populations, of the science of ... More

SecrecySilence, Power, and Religion

Secrecy: Silence, Power, and Religion

Hugh B. Urban

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226746500
eISBN:
9780226746784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226746784.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is a comparative study of the role of secrecy in religion, with special attention to the complex intersections between concealment, power, and claims to religious authority. The book is at ... More

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