Webb Keane is the George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. His most recent book is Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories (2016). He is also the author of Christian Moderns: Freedom and Fetish in the Mission Encounter (2007) and Signs of Recognition: Powers and Hazards of Representation in an Indonesian Society (1997), as well as numerous articles on religion, materiality, language, and social theory, some of which are available on his website.
Webb Keane on MRB
A Virtuous Village, a Pure Voice: The Moralization of Semiotic Form in the Christian Pacific. On Handman’s Critical Christianity and Harkness’s Songs of Seoul.