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Product Description: This book explores Icelandic spirit work, known as andleg mal, which features trance and healing practices that span earth and spirit realms, historical eras, scientific and supernatural worldviews, and cross-Atlantic cultures. Based on years of fieldwork conducted in the northern Icelandic town of Akureyri, Bridges between Worlds excavates andleg mal's roots in layers of Icelandic history, and examines how this practice steeped in ancient folklore functions in the modern world...read more

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9780190625030 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: This book explores Icelandic spirit work, known as andleg mal, which features trance and healing practices that span earth and spirit realms, historical eras, scientific and supernatural worldviews, and cross-Atlantic cultures.

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Product Description: Explores how objects shape the worlds of religious participants across a range of South Asian traditions. Sacred Matters explores the lives of material objects in South Asian religions. Spanning a range of traditions including Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Buddhism, and Christianity, the book demonstrates how sacred items influence and enliven the worlds of religious participants across South Asia and into the diaspora...read more
By Corinne G. Dempsey (editor)

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9781438459431 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Sacred Matters explores the lives of material objects in South Asian religions.

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9781438459424 | Reprint edition (State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Explores how objects shape the worlds of religious participants across a range of South Asian traditions.

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Product Description: In Bringing the Sacred Down to Earth, Corinne Dempsey offers a comparative study of Hindu and Christian, Indian and Euro/American earthbound religious expressions. She argues that official religious, political, and epistemological systems tend to deny sacred access and expression to the general populace, and are abstracted and disembodied in ways that make them irrelevant to if not neglectful of earthly realities...read more

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9780199860333 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 12, 2011, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: In Bringing the Sacred Down to Earth, Corinne Dempsey offers a comparative study of Hindu and Christian, Indian and Euro/American earthbound religious expressions.

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9780199860326 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 12, 2011, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: In Bringing the Sacred Down to Earth, Corinne Dempsey offers a comparative study of Hindu and Christian, Indian and Euro/American earthbound religious expressions.

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Product Description: Explores the significance of levity and humor in South Asian religious traditions.
By Corinne G. Dempsey (editor)

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9781438429793 | State Univ of New York Pr, February 4, 2010, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Frivolity isn't always frivolous--sometimes it can be sacred.

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9781438429809 | State Univ of New York Pr, January 2, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Explores the significance of levity and humor in South Asian religious traditions.

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Product Description: Corinne Dempsey profiles an unusual South Indian temple community in Rush, New York, outside Rochester. The temple, established by a charismatic non-Brahman Sri Lankan Tamil, stands out for its combination of orthodox ritual meticulousness and socioreligious iconoclasm...read more

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9780195187298 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 15, 2005, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Corinne Dempsey profiles an unusual South Indian temple community in Rush, New York, outside Rochester.

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9780195187304 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 15, 2005, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The Goddess Lives in Upstate New York is a profile of a flourishing Hindu temple in the town of Rush, New York.

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Product Description: Popular Christianity in India explores Indian Christianity as crafted and expressed through lived experience, providing an important balance to currently available, typically theological, studies. Drawing from many disciplines, this volume unearths the multifaceted terrain of festivals, rituals, saints, miracle workers, missionaries, and visionaries in Christian India, providing a wonderful glimpse of its richness and complexities...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Corinne G. Dempsey (editor) and Selva J. Raj (editor)

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9780791455197 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $75.50 | About this edition: Popular Christianity in India explores Indian Christianity as crafted and expressed through lived experience, providing an important balance to currently available, typically theological, studies.

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9780791455203 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2002, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Popular Christianity in India explores Indian Christianity as crafted and expressed through lived experience, providing an important balance to currently available, typically theological, studies.

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Product Description: Kerala Christian Sainthood is an ethnography-based study that celebrates the multi-vocal function of saints. Drawing on pilgrim anecdotes, shrine practices, official hagiographies, and regional lore, author Corinne Dempsey demonstrates how the business of saints routinely extends beyond their capacity as earthly conduits of miraculous power...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780195130287 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 25, 2001, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Kerala Christian Sainthood is an ethnography-based study that celebrates the multi-vocal function of saints.

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