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Modernity, Mortality and Re-Enchantment: The Death Taboo Revisited
The death taboo has been depicted as modernity's burial of the question of human mortality. Death is prejudged as a `pornographic' event that should be veiled. Critics argue that this taboo has beenExpand
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Sai Baba, salvation and syncretism: Religious change in a Hindu movement in urban Malaysia
Caracteristiques et problemes d'un mouvement religieux neo-hindou dans la Malaisie contemporaine: facteurs de succes et d'echec, tendances a l'innovation. Inspire de la bhakti, ne en Inde autour d'unExpand
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The Reenchantment of Death: Near-Death, Death Awareness, and the New Age
Article discussing a contextual question regarding the receptivity of the near-death phenomenon. This question concerns the social conditions that have popularized the discourse of the near-deathExpand
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The re-enchantment of the self: western spirituality, Asian materialism
The entire edifice of modern civilization rests upon the spirit of disenchantment. The entire enterprise of postmodernism is predicated on the reversal of disenchantment. This is the great reversalExpand
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The state, religious nationalism, and ethnic rationalization in Malaysia
Abstract The history of Malay nationalism traces a path from secular issues before World War II to religious issues in the post‐independence period. Before the War Malay nationalists were concernedExpand
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Impacts of land use, climate variability, and management on thermal structure, anoxia, and transparency in hypereutrophic urban water supply reservoirs
Reservoir water quality can be compromised by algal production and anoxia, which in turn are impacted by hydrodynamic stability and water temperature. We developed a conceptual model to quantify theExpand
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La fin de la religion? Réenchantement et déplacement du sacré
La religion a perdu son exclusivité définitionnelle en raison de changements sociaux et culturels qui ont réduit la distance entre le sacré et le profane. Aujourd'hui, être ``croyant'' peut aussiExpand
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MODERNITY, ANTI-MODERNITY AND POST-MODERNITY IN MALAYSIA
The problem of modernity and post-modernity centres on the fate of the bourgeois carriers of the Protestant Ethic in an inordinately differentiated and rationalised world. Post-modernity is aExpand
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