Anthropology and Mission 50

Review of Books
(by Ivan Lobo and Othmar Gächter)


Kivisto, Peter: Religion and Immigration. Migrant Faiths in North America and Western Europe. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014. 211 pp. ISBN 978-0-7456-4170-6. (pbk)

Venhorst, Claudia: Muslims Ritualising Death in the Netherlands. Death Rites in a Small Town Context. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2013. 161 pp. ISBN 978-3-643-90351-8. (pbk)

Kripal, Jeffrey J.: Comparing Religions. Coming to Terms. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2014. 424 pp. ISBN 978-1-4051-8458-8. (pbk)

Neubert, Dieter, and Christine Scherer (eds.): Agency and Changing World Views in Africa. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2014. 167 pp. ISBN 978-3-643-90236 (pbk)

Crane, Johanna Tayloe: Scrambling for Africa. AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. 208 pp. ISBN 978-0-8014-7917-5. (pbk)

Guichard, Martine, Tilo Grätz, and Youssouf Diallo (eds.): Friendship, Descent and Alliance in Africa. Anthro-pological Perspectives. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. 211 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-286-7. (hbk)

Gougbèmon, Serge, et Jean-François Petit (éds.): Vers une démocratie interculturelle en Afrique? Lyon: Chro-nique sociale, 2014: 252 pp. ISBN 978-2-36717-090-9. (pbk)

Prabhu, Anjali: Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diaspora. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2014. 261 pp. ISBN 978-1-4051-9303-0. (pbk)

Rhani, Zakaria: Le pouvoir de guérir. Mythe, mystique et politique au Maroc. Leiden: Brill, 2014. 182 pp. (ISBN 978-90-04-25792-4. (hbk)

Kidula, Jean Ngoya: Music in Kenyan Christianity. Logooli Religious Song. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. 290 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-00668-4. (pbk)

Krings Matthias, and Uta Reuster-Jahn (eds.): Bongo Media Worlds. Producing and Consuming Popular Culture in Dar es Salaam. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2014. ISBN 978-3-89645-834-6. (pbk)

Ndaluka, Thomas, and Frans Wijsen (eds.): Religion and State in Tanzania Revisited. Reflections from 50 Years of Independence. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2014. 209 pp. ISBN 978-3-643-90546-8. (pbk)

Skojortnes, Marianne: Restoring Dignity in Rural and Urban Madagascar. On how Religion Creates New Life-Stories. New York: Peter Lang, 2014. 183 pp. ISBN 978-1-4331-2400-6. (hbk)

Hankela, Elina: Ubuntu, Migration and Ministry. Being Human in a Johannesburg Church. Leiden: Brill 2014. 421 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-27186-9. (pbk)

Hensel, Silke, und Barbara Potthast (Hrsg.): Das Lateinamerika-Lexikon. Wuppertal: Peter Hammer Verlag, 2013. 368 pp. ISBN 978-3-7795-0474-0. (pbk)

Brosseder, Claudia: The Power of Huacas. Change and Resistance in the Andean World of Colonial Peru. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. 456 pp. ISBN 978-0-292-75694-6. (hpk)

Harrison, Regina: Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru. Spanish-Quechua Penitential Texts, 1560–1650. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. 310 pp. ISBN 978-0-292-72848-6. (hbk)

Beushausen, W., A. Brüske, A.-S. Commichau, P. Helber, and S. Kloß (eds.): Caribbean Food Cultures. Culi-nary Practices and Consumption in the Caribbean and Its Diasporas. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2014. 303 pp. ISBN 978-3-8376-2692-6. (pbk)

Olson, Elizabeth Anne: Indigenous Knowledge and Development. Livelihoods, Health Experiences, and Medi-cinal Plant Knowledge in a Mexican Biosphere Reserve. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014. 181 pp. ISBN 978-0-7391-7663-4. (hbk)

Robeck, Cecil M. Jr., and Amos Yong (eds.): The Cambridge Companion to Pentecostalism. Cambridge: University Press, 2014. 340 pp. ISBN 978-0-521-18838-8. (pbk)

Grimes. Ronald L.: The Craft of Ritual Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 414 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-530143-4. (pbk)

Green, Jennifer: Drawn from the Ground. Sound, Sign and Inscription in Central Australian Sand Stories. Cam-bridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 270 pp. ISBN 978-1-107-02892-0. (hbk)

Poser, Alexis Themo von: The Accounts of Jong. A Discussion of Time, Space, and Person in Kayan, Papua New Guinea. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2014. 292 pp. ISBN 978-3-8253-6290-4. (pbk)

Steffen, Paul B.: Centres of Formation and Evangelizing Ministry. Pastoral Institutes in Oceania and Africa. Siegburg: Franz Schmitt Verlag, 2014. 245 pp. ISBN 978-3-87710-541-2. (pbk)

Hauser-Schäublin, Brigitta, and David D. Harnisch (eds.): Between Harmony and Discrimination. Negotiating Religious Identities within Majority-Minority Relationships in Bali and Lombok. Leiden: Brill, 2014. 385 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-27125-8. (hbk)

Burhanudin, Jajat, and Kees van Dijk (eds.): Islam in Indonesia. Contrasting Images and Interpretations. Ams-terdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013. 279 pp. ISBN 978-90-8964-423-7. (pbk)

Simon, Gregory M.: Caged in on the Outside. Moral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2014. 255 pp. ISBN 978-0-8248-3830-0. (hbk)

Müller, Dominik M.: Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia. The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS. Abingdon: Routledge, 2014. 195 pp. ISBN 978-0-415-84475-8. (hbk)

Fleming, Kenneth: Buddhist-Christian Encounter in Contemporary Thailand. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014. 228 pp. ISBN 978-3-631-65410-1. (pbk)

Horlyck, Charlotte, and Michael J. Pettid (eds.): Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in Korea. From Ancient to Contemporary Times. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2014. 265 pp. (hbk)

Chawla, Devika: Home, Uprooted. Oral Histories of India’s Partition. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. 273 pp. ISBN 978-0-8232-5644-0. (pbk)

Mühlfried, Florian: Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. 248 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-296-6. (hbk)

Schäuble, Michaela: Narrating Victimhood. Gender, Religion and the Making of Place in Post-War Croatia. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. 374 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-260-7. (hbk)

Schlehe, Judith, and Evamaria Sandkühler (eds.): Religion, Tradition and the Popular. Transcultural Views from Asia and Europe. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2014. 285 pp. ISBN 978-3-8376-2613-1. (pbk)

Naraindas, Harish, Johannes Quack, and William S. Sax (eds.): Asymmetrical Conversations. Contestations, Circumventions, and the Blurring of Therapeutic Boundaries. New York: Berghahn Books, 269 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-308-6. (hbk)

Strecker Ivo, and Markus Verne (eds.): Asthonishment and Evocation. The Spell of Culture in Art and Anthro-pology. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. 201 pp. ISBN 978-0-85745-935-0. (hbk)


Review of Articles
(by Joachim G. Piepke, Dariusz Piwowarczyk, and Vinsensius Adi Gunawan)

Oesterdiekhoff, Georg W.: The Nature of “Pre-modern” Mind. Tylor, Frazer, Lévy-Bruhl, Evans-Pritchard, Piaget, and Beyond. Anthropos 110.2015/1: 15–25.

Abdou, Mohamed: La symbolique des rites funéraires dans une société ouest-africaine. Anthropos 110.2015/1: 73–86.

Weitzer, Ronald: The Puzzling Neglect of Hispanic Americans in Research on Police-Citizen Relations. Ethnic and Racial Studies 37. 2014/11: 1995–2013.

Bohman, Andrea, and Mikael Hjerm: How the Religious Context Affects the Relationship between Religiosity and Attitudes towards Immigration. Ethnic and Racial Studies 37.2013/6: 937–957.

Athayde, Simone, and Marianne Schmink: “Adaptive Resistance.” Conservation and Development in the Brazilian Amazon: Contradictions of Political Organization and Empowerment in the Kaiabi Diaspora. Ethnohistory 61. 2014/3: 549–574.

Sowa, Frank: Indigenous Peoples and the Institutionalization of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Greenland. Arctic Anthropology 50.2013/1: 72–88.

Cullen Dunn, Elizabeth, and Michael S. Bobick: The Empire Strikes Back: War without War and Occupation without Occupation in the Russian Sphere of Influence. American Ethnologist 41. 2014/3: 405–413.

Lim Keh Nie, Connie, and Anna Durin: A Paradigm Shift: Lun Bawang Musical Styles. A Case Study in Lawas District, Limbang Division, Malaysia. The Sarawak Museum Journal 92. 2013: 41–48.

Prior, John Mansford: A Vision of Faith for Asia. New Evangelization in a Muslim Context. Verbum SVD 55. 2014/2–3: 205–218.

Zocca, Francis: Proclamation of Christ in the Context of Traditional Melanesian Cultures. Catalyst 43.2013/2: 154–159.

Offutt, Stephen: Multiple Modernities: The Role of World Religions in an Emerging Paradigm. Journal of Contemporary Religion 29.2014/3: 393–409.

December 2014