Tag Archives: Días de Muertos

Holiday Films and Discursive Celebrations: Exchange, Confluence, and The Book of Life

by Doug Valentine Perhaps it’s the fact that I am a new dad (two weeks on the job), but I’ve paid far more attention to advertisements for children’s movies this fall. One film in particular has peaked my interest. The … Continue reading

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Beyond Binaries: Syncretism, Hybridity, and other Frustrating Descriptors, Part 1

by Doug Valentine In their introduction to Religion on the Edge: De-Centering and Re-Centering the Sociology of Religion (2012) Courtney Bender et al. describe the religious landscape as a space in which: [r]eligious bodies, objects, and ideas leave from and travel … Continue reading

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