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Title Shamanism and Northern ecology / edited by Juha Pentikäinen
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 386 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Religion and society ; 36
Religion and society (Hague, Netherlands) ; 36
Contents A new look at the world pillar in Arctic and sub-Arctic religions / Åke Hultkrantz -- C.G. Jung's appropriation of aspects of shamanism / John P. Dourley -- Game and games, fortune and dualism in Siberian shamanism / Roberte N. Hamayon -- Body and soul in ancient Greenlandic religion / Robert Petersen -- Freyja and Frigg -- two aspects of the Great Goddess / Britt-Mari Näsström -- The perception of the Saamis and their religion in Old Norse sources / Else Mundal -- Some aspects of the Christianization of central Sweden / Anne-Sofie Gräslund -- The wizards of Lapland and Saami shamanism / Vladimir Shumkin -- Rationality and mythological foundations of calendar symbols of the ancient Komi / Nikolay Konakov -- Materials on Koni-Zyryan mythology : notions of the soul / Alexander Teryukov -- Khanty shamanism today : reindeer sacrifice and its mythological background / Juha Pentikäinen -- Similarities and differences in Eastern Khanty shamanism / Ágnes Kerezsi -- Ugric Mithraism / Ismail Gemuev -- Khanty and Mansi : the contemporary linguistic situation / Elena Skribnik and Natalya Koshkaryova -- Some remarks on the myths of the flower contest / Manabu Waida -- The concept of gods in Korean shamanism / Tae-gon Kim -- Recent East Mongolian shamanistic traditions / Walther Heissig -- Shamanistic elements in early Confucianism / Pertti Nikkilä -- Mythology as an areal problem in the Altai-Sayan area : the sacred holes and caves / Maria M. Tátar -- Archaic rites in Nanaian shamanic ceremonies / Tatyana Boulgakova -- Ainu worldview and bear hunting strategies / Takashi Irimoto -- Some shamanistic features of Ainu religion / Kan Wada -- Salmon in myth and ritual in the Northern Pacific area / Taryo Obayashi -- A dialogue between a shaman and a missionary in West Greenland in the 18th century : the sociology of a text / Inge Kleivan -- A Christian Dene Tha shaman? Aboriginal experiences among a missionized aboriginal people / Jean-Guy Goulet -- The effect of the confessional factor on ethnicity / Ludmila Kuzmina -- Christianization = Russification? On preserving the religious and ethnic identity of the Ob-Ugrians / Elena Glavatskaya
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Arctic peoples -- Religion -- Congresses.
Human ecology -- Congresses.
Human ecology -- Arctic regions -- Congresses.
Shamanism -- Congresses.
Shamanism -- Arctic regions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Pentikäinen, Juha.
Regional Conference on Circumpolar and Northern Religion (1990 : Helsinki, Finland)
ISBN 3110811677 (electronic bk.)
9783110811674 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)
(acid-free paper)