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Becoming sinners : Christianity and moral torment in a Papua New Guinea society
- Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
- xxvii, 383 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Eisenhower B LevelBR1495.N5 R63 2004 c. 1Available
- Part one : The making of a Christian community
- From salt to the law : contact and the early colonial period
- Christianity and the colonial transformation of regional relations
- Revival, second-stage conversion, and the localization of the Urapmin Church
- Part two : Living in sin
- Contemporary Urapmin in millennial time and space
- Willfulness, lawfulness, and Urapmin morality
- Desire and its discontents : free time and Christian morality
- Rituals of redemption and technologies of the self
- Millennialism and the contest of values
- Conclusion : Christianity, cultural change, and the moral life of the hybrid.
- Other information
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-376) and index.
- 0520237994 (cloth : alk. paper)
- 0520238001 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Identifying numbers
- LCCN: 2003006767
- OCLC: 51942327