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“A Collective of Individuals”: Between Self and Solidarity in a Rainbow Gathering*

Iddo Tavory and Yehuda C. Goodman.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 9955 words.

Using ethnographic fieldwork, this paper examines the relation between practices of individuality and solidarity in an alternative spiritual gathering called “The Rainbow” in Israel....

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“A Gift from God”: Adolescent Motherhood and Religion in Brazilian Favelas

Liza G. Steele.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 10451 words.

This study seeks to understand how young, unmarried mothers and mothers-to-be in the favelas (shantytowns) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, have experienced religious morality as applied to...

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Abbot, Francis Ellingwood

Robert Bruce Mullin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1005 words.

Abbot, Francis Ellingwood (06 November 1836–23 October 1903), Unitarian clergyman and philosopher, was born in Boston, the son of Joseph Hale Abbot and Fanny Ellingwood Larcom. The senior...

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ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Dihlawī, an Accidental Revivalist: Knowledge and Power in the Passage from Delhi to Makka

Scott Kugle.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 23155 words.

ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Muḥaddith Dihlawī (d. 1642) was a renowned Islamic reformer in Mughal Delhi. His life is well documented in hagiographic and biographic records. This study argues that ʿAbd...

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Abd al-Qadir

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — African Studies.

(d. 1883)

Algerian independence leader, Sufi mystic, and poet. Born in Algeria to a notable Moroccan family. Became involved in the Algerian independence movement after the French...

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‘ABD AL-RAḤMĀN AL-KAWĀKIBĪ'S REFORMIST IDEOLOGY, ARAB PAN-ISLAMISM, AND THE INTERNAL OTHER<sup>1</sup>

JOSEPH G. RAHME.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 0 words.

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Abell, Adam

Stephanie M. Thorson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; History. 1078 words.

Abell, Adam (1475x80?–1537?), Franciscan friar and chronicler, was born in Salt Preston, Haddingtonshire, but the names and occupations of his parents are not recorded and details of his...

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Abendana, Jacob

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 393 words.

Abendana, Jacob (c. 1630–1685), leader of the Sephardi Jewish community in London, was born in Spain and was taken with his brother Isaac Abendana to Hamburg, Germany, as a child. Jacob...

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Aberhart, William

Graham Spry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 938 words.

Aberhart, William (1878–1943), politician and evangelist in Canada, was born in Hibbert township, near Seaforth, Perth county, Ontario, on 30 December 1878, the son of William Aberhart (who...

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