Religion in Disputes: Pervasiveness of Religious Normativity in Disputing Processes

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F. von Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann, M. Ramstedt, B. Turner
Springer, Aug 20, 2013 - Social Science - 265 pages
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How are time-honored tenets of faith, different ritual sensibilities, and newly emerging eschatological imaginaries articulated with other normative registers and moral susceptibilities in disputes? This book examines such questions through cases in Europe, the United States, Israel, Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.
 

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Contents

1 Interminable Disputes in Northwest Madagascar
1
2 Dispelling Dispute in Native American Church Healing
19
Redefining Conflict and Consensus in the American ProLife Movement
37
Spatiotemporal Inscriptions of Faith in the Nomosphere in Rural Morocco
54
Community Policing and the Fight against Evil in a Poor Johannesburg Neighborhood
75
Religiously Oriented Disputing Processes in Mozambique
93
7 Religion and Disputes in Balis New Village Jurisdictions
111
Two Islamic Modes of Resolving Disputes in Todays England
129
Law Religion and Culture Pertaining to Womens Rights in Nepal
165
11 Natural Law Religion and the Jurisprudence of the US Supreme Court
183
12 Divine Law and Ecclesiastical Hierarchy
201
13 Religion Modernity and Injury in Thailand
215
14 Law and Religion in Historic Tibet
231
Notes on Contributors
248
Index
253
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Maintenance Suits in Contemporary Jerusalem
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John R. Bowen, Washington University in St. Louis, USA Thomas J. Csordas, University of California, San Diego, USA David Engel, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA Julia Hornberger, University of Zurich, Switzerland and University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Carolien Jacobs, Wageningen University, Netherlands Matthias Kaufmann, Martin-Luther-Universitšt Halle-Wittenberg, Germany Michael Lambek, University Toronto Scarborough, Canada Ziad Munson, Lehigh University, USA Fernanda Pirie, University of Oxford, UK Rajendra Pradhan, Nep? School of Social Science and Humanities, Nepal Lawrence Rosen, Princeton University, USA and Columbia Law School, USA Ido Shahar, University of Haifa, Israel

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