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A Scriptural Economy: Magics, Meanings, and Massages of Lagos (Abstract)

Definitions of “scripture” fetishize and sacralize the phenomenon.
December 28, 2018/by comparativeheritage

AAR Review of Religion, Media, and Marginality in Modern Africa, by editors Felicitas Becker, Joel Cabrita, and Marie Rodet

In Religion, Media, and Marginality in Modern Africa, the editors provide a timely intervention for media studies in the study of religion.
July 14, 2018/by comparativeheritage

Comparative Study of the Ruins and La Fortuna Estates: A Glimpse of 21st Century Heritage Mansion Restoration and Preservation–written By Estelita Valdeavilla-Llanita

The Ruins is a local attraction in the city of Talisay.
May 5, 2018/by comparativeheritage

Heritage as Life-Values: A Study of the Cultural Heritage Concept — By Johan Josefsson and Inga-Lill Aronsson

This piece is a summary of an original research.
January 26, 2018/by comparativeheritage

Reading Scriptures: Gender and Class in the “A Witch for Jesus’ Saga

The unpalatability of evil finds expression through ritual establishment of a scapegoat.
January 13, 2018/by comparativeheritage

Craft “Witch”: Interconnective Scripturalizations and Identity Economies

This paper uses frameworks from ethnographies of interconnection”…
January 12, 2018/by comparativeheritage

Scriptures and Fury: The Yoruba Sango and Jesus in Judgement

Users of holy texts arm and equip themselves with scriptures.
January 11, 2018/by comparativeheritage

“President” Oprah Winfrey Takes Charge, Pushes the Button

The “sacred” seat of American president is one of awe and wonder.
January 9, 2018/by comparativeheritage

Reading Scripture in the New American Age of Donald J. Trump

January 9, 2018/by comparativeheritage

Islam, Identity, and Postcolonial Politics in Nigeria

Proselytization proclivities downplay the historical and cultural…
December 24, 2017/by comparativeheritage

David Olali Defends “Die, Die, Die” Dissertation Defense

November 10, 2017/by comparativeheritage

Rosemary Graham-Naigba and the Feminization of Niger Delta Activism

More often than not, media representations and social portrayals…
November 6, 2017/by comparativeheritage

Mildred Bond Roxborough Oral History Video Interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York, 2010-10-29
October 9, 2017/by comparativeheritage

American Heritage through the Lens and Mobilities of Confederate Icons

In this piece, David Olali examines the seeming innocuousness…
August 25, 2017/by comparativeheritage

David Olali’s Review of Divining the Woman of Endor: African Culture, Postcolonial Hermeneutics, and the Politics of Biblical Translation by Jeanne Kabamba Kiboko

Biblical scholar Jeanne Kabamba Kiboko offers a compelling…
August 4, 2017/by comparativeheritage

Why Comparative Heritage is Important

The reasons why “Comparative Heritage” is important are…
June 22, 2017/by comparativeheritage

A Preview of Biography of Darkness

As the center’s Research Fellow in Global Leadership (2012-13),…
April 29, 2017/by comparativeheritage

Bible as Novel

August 24, 2014/by comparativeheritage