Vol 24 No. 3 (2011) Religion and Celebrity

Special Issue: This issue was edited by Carole M. Cusack

Journal: Journal for the Academic Study of Religion

Published: Dec 28, 2011

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Section Title Author Published
Editorial Introduction Carole Cusack Dec 12, 2011
Fans and Followers: Marketing Charisma, Making Religious Celebrity in Ghana Marleen de Witte Jun 13, 2011
Inhabitants of the Screen: Celebrity and the Production of Religious Authority in Bahian Candomblé Mattijs van de Port Jun 13, 2011
New Religious Leadership among Muslims in Europe Thijl Sunier Jun 13, 2011
The Western Reception of Buddhism: Celebrity and Popular Cultural Media as Agents of Familiarisation Carole Cusack Jun 13, 2011
Celebrity Push, Celebrity Pull: Understanding the Role of the Notable Person in Pilgrimage Alex Norman Jun 13, 2011
Pilgrimage to Fallen Gods from Olympia: the Cult of Sport Celebrities Justine Digance, Kristine Toohey Jun 13, 2011
Book Reviews
Book Review: Carole M. Cusack, Invented Religions: Imagination, Fiction and Faith. Ashgate, Aldershot, 2009, pp. 186, ISBN 978-0-7546-6780-3 (Hbk). Review doi: 10.1558/arsr. v24i3.361. Adam Possamai Jun 14, 2011
Book Review: Jay Johnston, Angels of Desire: Esoteric Bodies, Aesthetics and Ethics. Equinox, London and Oakville, 2008, pp. 288, ISBN 9781845533083 (Pbk). Review doi: 10.1558/ arsr.v24i3.363. Margaret Mayhew Dec 12, 2011
Book Review: Meena Sharify-Funk, Encountering the Transnational: Women, Islam and the Politics of Interpretation. Gender in a Global/Local World series, Ashgate, Aldershot, UK, 2008, pp. xii + 203, ISBN 978-0-7546-7123-7. Review doi: 10.1558/arsr.v24i3.36 Roxanne Marcotte Dec 12, 2011
Book Review: Bryan W. Ball, The Seventh-Day Men: Sabbatarians and Sabbatarianism in England and Wales, c. 1600–1800. 2nd edn, James Clarke & Co., Cambridge, 2009, pp. 404, ISBN: 9780227173114 (Pbk). Review doi: 10.1558/arsr.v24i3.367. Irena Larking Dec 12, 2011
Book Review: Willem B. Drees (ed.), Technology, Trust and Religion: Roles of Religions in Controversies on Ecology and the Modification of Life. Leiden University Press, Amsterdam, 2009, pp. 320, ISBN 978-9087280598 (pbk). Review doi: 10.1558/arsr.v24i3.3 Amana Raquib Dec 12, 2011
Book Review: Peter Clarke (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2009, pp. xvi + 1046, ISBN 978-0-19-927979- 1. Review doi: 10.1558/arsr.v24i3.371. Adam Possamai Dec 12, 2011
Book Review: Karen M. Johnson-Weiner, New York Amish: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 2010, pp. x + 224, ISBN 978-0-8014- 4518-7 (hbk). Review doi: 10.1558/arsr.v24i3.372. Paul Gwynne Dec 12, 2011