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The anthropology of Christianity

Author: Fenella Cannell
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ethnographies exploring the vastly different ways that Christianity is experienced and understood by different groups around the world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fenella Cannell
ISBN: 9780822388159 0822388154
OCLC Number: 1055253251
Description: 1 online resource (373 pages) : illustrations
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.
Responsibility: edited by Fenella Cannell.

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Ethnographies exploring the vastly different ways that Christianity is experienced and understood by different groups around the world.

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