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Vol 16, No 3 (2013)

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Table of Contents


Editorial PDF
Mike Collins 257–260


Acknowledging a Global Shift: A Primer for Thinking about Religion in Consumer Societies PDF
Francois Gauthier , Tuomas Martikainen , Linda Woodhead 261–276
America's Heirloom Comfort Song: "Amazing Grace" PDF
Kevin Lewis 277–288
Embodied Activism: Israeli Folk Dance Creating Social Change in the Jewish Community PDF
Angela Yarber 289–300
“I Really Don’t Do It For The Spirituality”: How Often Do Belly Dancers Infuse Artistic Leisure with Spiritual Meaning?
Rachel Kraus 301–318
Celebrity Worship and Religion Revisited PDF
Lynn E. McCutcheon , Robert Lowinger , Maria Wong , William Jenkins 319–328

Review Article

Christianity and Western Culture PDF
Stephen Hunt 329–335
Religion and the Secular: Two Very Different Perspectives That Find Them Difficult to Distinguish PDF
Bryan Rennie 337–350

Book Reviews

Religious Freedom: Why Now? Defending an Embattled Human Right by Timothy Shaw, Matthew Franck and Thomas Farr. Princeton: The Witherspoon Institute, 2012. 96pp., Pb., $9.95. ISBN-13: 9780981491196. PDF
Peter Brierley 351–352
Consumer Rites: The Buying and Selling of American Holidays by L. E. Schmidt. Princeton University Press, 1997. ISBN-13: 9780691017211. Bibles and Baedekers:Tourism, Travel, Exile and God by M. Grimshaw. Equinox, 2008. ISBN-13: 9781845530693. PDF
Mike Collins 353–356
Between Sacred and Profane: Researching Religion and Popular Culture edited by Gordon Lynch. IB Taurius, 2007. 224pp., Pb., £17.99. ISBN-13: 9781845115401. PDF
Michael Doe 357–358
Religions of Modernity: Relocating the Sacred to the Self and the Digital ed. by S. Aupers and D. Houtman. Brill, 2010. Exploring the Postsecular: The Religious, the Political and the Urban ed. by A. L. Molendijk, J. Beaumont and C. Jedan. Brill, 2010. PDF
William J. F. Keenan 359–361
Occupy Religion: Theology of the Multitude by Joerg Rieger and Kwok Pui-lan. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2012. 164pp., Hb., $39.00/£21.95. ISBN-13: 9781442217911. PDF
Michael D. Royster 362–363
Why Marx was Right, by Terry Eagleton. Yale University Press, 2011. 272pp., Pb. $16.00. ISBN-13: 9780300181531. PDF
David Gordon Wilson 364–366
The Silent God by M. C. A. Korpel and J. C. de Moor. Brill, 2011. 390pp., Hb. €137.00/$177.00. ISBN-13: 9789004203907. PDF
Michael Brierley 367–369
The Holy Trinity of American Sports: Civil Religion in Football, Baseball and Basketball by C. A Forney. Mercer University Press, 2007. Game Day and God: Football, Faith, and Politics in the American South by E. Bain-Selbo. Mercer University Press, 2009. PDF
Robert Ellis 370–373
God Is Back: How the Global Rise of Faith Is Changing the World by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge. Penguin Press, 2009. Hb. 405pp., $27.95, ISBN-13: 9781594202131. PDF
Michael Doe 374–376
Art as Theology: From the Postmodern to the Medieval, by Andreas Andreopoulos. Acumen Publishing, 2007. 193pp., Pb., £19.00. ISBN-13: 9781845531713. PDF
Graham Howes 377–378

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