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Title The anthropology of Christianity / edited by Fenella Cannell
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (373 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Introduction: The anthropology of Christianity / Fenella Cannell -- The eternal return of conversion : Christianity as contested domain in highland Bolivia / Olivia Harris -- Renewable icons : concepts of religious power in a fishing village in South India / Cecilia Bus -- Possession and confession : affliction and sacred power in colonial and contemporary Catholic South India / David Mosse -- Reading as gift and writing as theft / Fenella Cannell -- Materializing the self : words and gifts in the construction of charismatic Protestant identity / Simon Coleman -- The effectiveness of ritual / Christina Toren -- Forgetting conversion : the Summer Institute of Linguistics Mission in the Piro lived world / Peter Gow -- The Bible meets the idol : writing and conversion in Biak, Irian Jaya, Indonesia / Danilyn Rutherford -- Scripture study as normal science : Seventh-day Adventist practice on the east coast of Madagascar / Eva Keller -- Appropriated and monolithic Christianity in Melanesia / Harvey Whitehouse -- Epilogue: Anxious transcendence / Webb Keane
Summary Ethnographies exploring the vastly different ways that Christianity is experienced and understood by different groups around the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-352) and index
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Subject Christianity and culture.
Ethnology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Anthropology of religion.
anthropology of religion.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology of Religion.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
Anthropology of religion
Christianity and culture
Ethnology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Form Electronic book
Author Cannell, Fenella.
ISBN 9780822388159