Category Archives: Religious Studies

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Performing the Sacred in Newar Buddhist Art

A review of Dīpaṅkara Buddha and the Patan Samyak Mahādāna in Nepal: Performing the Sacred in Newar Buddhist Art, by Kerry Lucinda Brown. This dissertation…

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Assessing the Reliability of Prophecy

A review of Knowledge by Way of Prophecy, by Dani W. Rabinowitz. Dani Rabinowitz offers an original argument to the effect that prophecy is not…

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Pentecostalism in Post-Mao China

A Review of Cultural Intermediaries and Globalization: Transforming Pentecostalism in Post-Mao China by Ke-Hsien Huang The revitalization of religion in China since the 1980s, in…

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Miracle Shrines in Northwestern India

A review of Gods for the Modern Era: The Rise of Miracle Shrines in Northwestern India, by Rufin Jamey Saul.   Rufin Jamey Saul’s dissertation,…