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Cécile Vaissié

The arrest of the members of Pussy Riot, their imprisonment and their trial has attracted great interest worldwide, and some commentators pointed out that the young women in this feminist punk band could be considered as the heirs to the Russian dissidents. The article explores this link further and shows that the action which made this feminist punk band famous can indeed be seen as a continuation of the combat of dissidents who, as of the mid-1960s, fought for the genuine independence of the Russian Orthodox Church from the State, and who denounced the infiltration of the Church by the KGB, an infiltration that the Church itself has never publicly condemned. Therefore the various predecessors of Pussy Riot include an archbishop, priests, lay people such as Solzhenitsyn, young hippyish intellectuals and – already – feminist believers.

Jibril Latif

journalist Mehdi Hassan, who equated Islamophobia with racism in posing a question about whether or not American Muslim leadership had erred in not giving Black Lives Matter ( blm ) enough support. When Yusuf did not explicitly endorse blm , a rift was uncovered among the crowd of approximately 25,000 North

Televangelists: Examining Facebook and Twitter Content Michel M. Haigh and Pamela Jo Brubaker  29 Rethinking the Study of “Religion” and Media from an Existential Perspective Peter Horsfield  50 Muslim American Cyber Contestations between Scholars and Activists Debating Racism, Islamophobia and Black

Lieke L. Schrijvers

—primarily—Adrienne Rich, who are all situated in a particular postmodern stream of feminist theorizing. The choice for these scholars is not well explained and the particular limited inclusion of women of color and black feminists is surprising. As a reader, I am confronted with somewhat of a paradox. Fuchs aims to