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No Closure

Catholic Practice and Boston's Parish Shutdowns

  • Introduction: Closings
  • 1. The Pasts Living in People
  • 2. Divergent Histories: Change and the Making of Resistors, 1950–2004
  • 3. “What do we have?” Locales and Objects in the Hands of the People of God
  • 4. “This is unrest territory”: Orthodoxy and Opposition in Resistors’ Practice of the Parish
  • 5. Openings
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene