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Eastern Christians in anthropological perspective

Author: Chris Hann
Publisher: Berkeley, Ca. : Univ. of California Press, ©2010.
Series: Anthropology of Christianity, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers a collection of essays that examine the distinguishing features of the Eastern traditions - iconography, hymnology, ritual, and pilgrimage - through an ethnographic analysis. This title  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Hann
ISBN: 9780520260559 0520260554 9780520260566 0520260562
OCLC Number: 699769662
Notes: Chiefly rev. papers from a conference held in Sept. 2005 at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology. - Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: x, 375 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Contents List of Illustrations Preface and Acknowledgments Chris Hann Introduction: The Other Christianity? Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz PART ONE. IMAGE AND VOICE: THE SENSUOUS EXPRESSION OF THE SUBLIME 1. Eastern Christians and Religious Objects: Personal and Material Biographies Entangled Gabriel Hanganu 2. A Dual Quarrel of Images on the Middle Volga: Icon Veneration in the Face of Protestant and Pagan Critique Sonja Luehrmann 3. Icons and/or Statues? The Greek Catholic Divine Liturgy in Hungary and Romania, between Renewal and Purification Stephanie Mahieu 4. The Acoustics and Geopolitics of Orthodox Practices in the Estonian-Russian Border Region Jeffers Engelhardt PART TWO. KNOWLEDGE AND RITUAL: MONASTERIES AND THE RENEWAL OF TRADITION 5. The Spirit and the Letter: Monastic Education in a Romanian Orthodox Convent Alice Forbess 6. Exorcising Demons in Post-Soviet Ukraine: A Monastic Community and Its Imagistic Practice Vlad Naumescu 7. Monasteries, Politics, and Social Memory: The Revival of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch in Syria during the Twentieth Century Anna Poujeau PART THREE. SYNCRETISM AND AUTHENTICITY: (SHARED) SHRINES AND PILGRIMAGE 8. Orthodox-Muslim Interactions at "Mixed Shrines" in Macedonia Glenn Bowman 9. Empire Dust: The Web of Relations in Saint George's Festival on Princes Island in Istanbul Maria Couroucli 10. Pilgrimages as Kenotic Communities beyond the Walls of the Church Inna Naletova 11. Avtobusniki: Russian Orthodox Pilgrims' Longing for Authenticity Jeanne Kormina PART FOUR. PERSON AND NATION: CHURCH, CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, AND SPECTRES OF THE SECULAR 12. Indigenous Persons and Imported Individuals: Changing Paradigms of Personal Identity in Contemporary Greece Renee Hirschon 13. Individual and Collective Identities in Russian Orthodoxy Alexander Agadjanian and Kathy Rousselet 14. The Russian Orthodox Church, the Provision of Social Welfare, and Changing Ethics of Benevolence Melissa L. Caldwell Epilogue: Ex Oriente Lux, Once Again Douglas Rogers Contributors Index
Series Title: Anthropology of Christianity, 9.
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"An original contribution to the anthropology of religion." -- Juraj Buzalkla Anthropological Quarterly

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