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The anthropology of Christianity

edited by Fenella Cannell.
  • Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
  • 1 online resource (373 pages) : illustrations
  • Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
This reproduction
  • Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Subjects
Genre
  • Electronic books.
Series
Summary
  • Ethnographies exploring the vastly different ways that Christianity is experienced and understood by different groups around the world.
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 Busby
  • 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.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-352) and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9780822388159
  • 0822388154
  • 9780822336082
  • 0822336081
  • 9780822336464
  • 0822336464
  • 1283022419
  • 9781283022415
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 317335396
  • OCLC: 317335396