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Buddhists, Shamans, and SovietsRituals of History in Post-Soviet Buryatia

Buddhists, Shamans, and Soviets: Rituals of History in Post-Soviet Buryatia

Justine Buck Quijada

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190916794
eISBN:
9780190916824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916794.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

History in the Soviet Union was a political project. From the Soviet perspective, Buryats, an indigenous Siberian ethnic group, were a “backward” nationality that was carried along on the inexorable ... More

Considering ComparisonA Method for Religious Studies

Considering Comparison: A Method for Religious Studies

Oliver Freiberger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199965007
eISBN:
9780190929107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965007.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

This book seeks to rehabilitate the comparative method in the study of religion by highlighting its fundamental role for the academic mission of religious studies and by proposing both a responsible ... More

We Are The Voice of the GrassInterfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

David A. Hoekema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

From the 1980s until the late 2000s the northern region of Uganda in East Africa endured a reign of terror imposed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its founder Joseph Kony. The LRA movement’s ... More

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