Jamaica Genesis Religion and the Politics of Moral Orders (eBook, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Jamaica Genesis Religion and the Politics of Moral Orders

Jamaica Genesis Religion and the Politics of Moral Orders

Author: Diane J Austin-Broos; Raymond T Smith
Publisher: Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press 1997
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines how Pentecostalism has managed to achieve such ascendancy in a former British colony among people of predominantly African descent. This book argues that it has flourished because it  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane J Austin-Broos; Raymond T Smith
ISBN: 9780226924816 0226924815 9780226032849 0226032841
OCLC Number: 1016145577
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (329 Seiten)
Contents: List of Illustrations Foreword Raymond T. Smith Preface Introduction 1: Cast into a Tumultuous World 2: A Certain Moral Inheritance 3: Revival and the Healing of Sin 4: Hierarchy and Revival Culture: Precursors to Pentecostalism 5: Preachers and Pentecostalism 6: A Modern Pentecostalism: Ritual Resolutions and Gender Divides 7: Pentecostal Experience and Embodied Rite 8: Exhorting the Saints 9: Hierarchy, Healing, and the Birth of Brides Conclusion App. I: Table 1. Population by Religious Affiliation, by Sex, All Jamaica App: Table 2. Adherents for Selected Faiths App. II: The Pauline Injunctions to Feminine Submission Notes Bibliography Index


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