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World Christianity

Author: Elizabeth Koepping
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Critical concepts in religious studies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Koepping
ISBN: 9780415468275 0415468272 9780415472913 0415472911 9780415472906 0415472903 9780415472890 041547289X 9780415472883 0415472881
OCLC Number: 311759304
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Excerpt from "Nature is to culture as praying is to suing: legal pluralism in an American suburb' / Carol J. Greenhouse --
From pagan to Christian priesthood / David Passi --
Liturgical adaptation / P. Abega --
Excerpt from 'Beliefs of Catholics in Asia' / Edmund Chia --
Excerpt from 'The Bible and colonialism in the global context' / Pui-lan Kwok --
Excerpt from 'Polarity or partnership?: retelling the story of Martha and Mary from Asian women's perspective' / Ranjini Rebera --
Han-laden women: Korean 'comfort women' and women in Judges 19-21 / Yani Yoo --
Excerpt from 'Hermeneutical drama on the colonial stage: liminal space and creativity in Colenso's Commentary on Romans' / Jonathan A. Draper --
Challenging the Christian monopoly on the Bible: an aspect of the encounter between Christianity and Malegasy traditional religion in contemporary Madagascar / Georges Razafindrakoto ; Knut Holter --
Ritual / Wayne A. Meeks --
Office charisma in early Christian Ephesus / Anthony J. Blasi --
A complete history of early Christianity: taking 'heretics' seriously / Majella Franzmann --
Christianity and local culture in Late Roma Africa / Peter Brown --
Excerpt from 'Mountain Constantines: the Christianization of Aksum and Iberia' / Christopher Haas --
Excerpt from 'Thomas Christians and the Thomas tradition' / Robert Frykenberg --
Ch'ing-Tsing: Nestorian tablet: eulogizing the propagation of the illustrious religion in China, with a preface / composed by a priest of the Syriac Church, 781 AD --
Paganism in the Greek world at the end of antiquity: the case of rural Anatolia and Greece / Frank R. Trombley --
Rural people, the church in Kongo and the Afroamerican diaspora (1491-1750) / John K. Thornton --
'The best thus far discovered': the Japanese in the letters of Francisco Xavier / Robert Richmond Ellis --
Misreading and its creativity in Sino-Western cultural communication at the end of the Ming dynasty / Sun Shangyang --
Crossing gender boundaries: Tupi and European women in the eyes of Claude d'Abbeville / Laura Fishman --
The significance of the manuscript / Antonio-Ma Rosales --
Wu Li (1632-1718) and the first Chinese Christian poetry / Jonathan Chaves --
'Come vero prencipe Catolico': the Capuchins and the rulers of Soyo in the late seventeenth century / Richard Gray --
Bounded identities: women and religion in colonial Brazil, 1550-1750 / Carole A Myscofski --
Excerpt from 'The church at Nanrantsouak: Sébastien Râle, S.J., and the Wabanaki of Maine's Kennebec River' / William A. Clark --
Excerpt from' "A dangerous zeal": Catholic missions to slaves in the French Antilles, 1635-1800' / Sue Peabody --
Excerpt from 'A Lübeck prophet in local and Lutheran context' / Jürgen Beyer --
Christian virgins in eighteenth-century Sichuan / Robert E. Entenmann --
Excerpt from 'Conversations in Tarangambadi: caring for the self in early eighteenth century South India' / Eugene F. Irschick --
Conversion, identity, and the Indian missionary / Keely McCarthy. v. 2. The Parsis of Bombay and Christian conversion, 1839-1845 / Jesse S. Palsetia --
Cultivation, Christianity and colonialism: towards a new African genesis / John L. Comaroff ; Jean Comaroff --
Catholics in protest: lower-caste Christianity in early colonial Madras / Aparna Balachandran --
Excerpt from 'Christianity without civilization: Anglican sources for an alternative nineteenth-century mission methodology' / Sara H. Sohmer --
Missionary maternalism: gendered images of the Holy Spirit Sisters (SSpS) in colonial New Guinea / Nancy Lutkehaus --
Young converts: Christian missions, gender and youth in Onitsha, Nigeria 1880-1929 / Misty L. Bastian --
Excerpt from 'Devils, familiars and Spaniards: spheres of power and the supernatural in the world of Seberina Candelaria and her village in early 19th century Philippines' / Greg Bankoff --
Conversion by affiliation: the history of the Karo Batak Protestant Church / Rita Smith Kipp --
The making of an ethnic collectivity: Irish Catholic immigrants in nineteenth-century Christchurch / Lyndon A. Fraser --
The limits of religious ascription: baptized Tatars and the revision of 'apostasy, ' 1840s-1905/ Paul W. Werth --
Religion and modernization in 19th century Greece / Nikos Kokosalakis --
Indians and the breakdown of the Spanish mission system in California / George Harwood Phillips --
Hidden but real: the vital contribution of Biblewomen to the rapid growth of Korean Protestantism, 1892-1945 / Christine Sungjin Chang --
Kimbanguism and the question of syncretism in Zaïre / Wyatt MacGaffey --
Excerpt from 'In the absence of priests: young women as apostles to the poor, Chile 1922-1932' / Gertrude M. Yeager --
Reinterpreting Chilean Pentecostalism / Juan Sepulveda --
Glossolalia and possession among Pentecostal groups of the Mezzogiorno / Maria Pia di Bella --
The Lord of heaven versus Jesus Christ: Christian sectarian violence in late-nineteenth-century South China / Joseph Tse-Hei Lee --
Revolutionary anticlericalism and hegemonic processes in an Andalusian town, August 1936 / Richard Maddox --
Orthodox mission in tropical Africa / Stephen Hayes --
The Spirit and the scapular: Pentecostal and Catholic interactions in Northern Nyanga District, Zimbabwe in the 1950s and early 1960s / David J. Maxwell. v. 3. Coptic cultural nationalism / S.S. Hasan --
Ritual, history and identity in Goa / Alexander Henn --
Fellowship in contemporary religion and ethics: report on oral enquiry into beliefs of village people in Catholic diocese of Zhouzi / You Xilin ; Chen Lianguo --
The imitation of Christ in Bicol, Philippines / Fenella Cannell --
The status of Christian women in Kerala / Susan Visvanathan --
Contested masculine spaces in Greek Orthodoxy / Eleni Sotiriu --
Gender and change in an African immigrant church / Deidre Helen Crumbley ; Gloria Malake Cline-Smythe --
Excerpt from 'Faith, fashion and family: religion, aesthetics, identity and social organization in Strasbourg' / Atwood D. Gaines --
The feminization and professionalization of ordained ministry within the Mâ'ohi Protestant church in French Polynesia / Gwendoline Malogne-Fer --
Experiencing spirit: religious processes of interaction and unification in Aboriginal Australia / Fiona Magowan --
Excerpt from 'Religion as resistance in Jamaican peasant life: the Baptist Church, revival worldview and Rastafari movement' / Jean Besson --
Structural obstacles to grassroots pastoral practice: the case of a base community in urban Brazil / Manuel A. Vásquez --
Inuit Pentecostal and evangelical movements in the Canadian Eastern Arctic: the case of the healing the land rituals developed by the Canada Awakening Ministries / Frédéric Laugrand ; Jarich Oosten --
'Culture' as tool and obstacle: missionary encounters in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan / Mathijs Pelkmans --
The faith-healers of the Assemblies of God in Burkina Faso: taking responsibility for diseases related to 'living together' / Pierre-Joseph Laurent --
The fundamentals of fertility: cosmology and conversion in a southwestern Nigerian town / Elisha P. Renne --
Jesus Christ as trickster in the religion of contemporary Bushmen / Matthias Guenther --
Conversion to Protestantism among urban immigrants in Taiwan / Hsing-Kuang Chao --
Christianity as a new religion: charisma, minor founders, and indigenous movements / Mark R. Mullins --
The hidden sphere of religious searches in the Soviet Union: independent religious communities in Leningrad from the 1960s to the 1970s / Olga Tchepournaya --
American evangelicalism in Zimbabwe / Paul Gifford --
Excerpt from 'The persistence of apocalypticism within a denominationalizing sect: the apocalyptic fringe groups of Seventh-day Adventism / Ronald Lawson --
Native evangelism in Central Mexico / Hugo G. Nutini --
'Heathendom' and the powers of darkness: on the role of the devil in the preaching of the missionaries of the Norddeutsche Missionsgesellschaft in the nineteenth century and the contemporary African churches / Birgit Meyer --
The transnationalisation of Brazilian Pentecostalism: the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God / Paul Freston --
Certain knowledge: the encounter of global fundamentalism and local Christianity in urban south India / Lional Caplan --
Joana's story: syncretism at the actor's level / André Droogers. v. 4. Excerpt from 'Nakedness and clothing in early encounters between Aboriginal people of Central Australia, missionaries and anthropologists' / Peggy Brock --
To honor her head: hats as a symbol of women's position in three evangelical churches in Edinburgh, Scotland / Ruth Borker --
The immediacy of eternity: time and transformation in a Roman Catholic convent / Rebecca J. Lester --
Women living between the church and the state: a case study of Catholic women religious in contemporary rural China / Li Wenwen --
Excerpt from 'Pilgrimage and patronage in Brazil: a paradigm for social relations and religious diversity' / Sidney M. Greenfield ; Antonio Mourão Cavalcante --
Division and demolition at the tomb of a beloved saint: the evolving character of an Orthodox Christian pilgrim centre in India / Alex Gath --
Performing pilgrimage: Walsingham and the ritual construction of irony / Simon Coleman ; John Elsner --
Persistent peregrination: from Sun Dance to Catholic pilgrimage among Canadian Prairie Indians / Alan Morinis --
Bernard Mizeki: missionary saints and the creation of Christian communities / Dana L. Robert --
Excerpt from 'John Wesley slept here: American shrines and American Methodists' / Thomas A. Tweed --
Catholic hymns of Michigan Indians / Gertrude Prokosch Kurath --
Uduk faith in a five-note scale: mission music and the spread of the gospel / Wendy James --
Excerpt from '"Almost persuaded now to believe": gospel songs in New Zealand evangelical theology and practice' / Bryan D. Gilling --
Women as religious and political praise singers within African institutions: the case of the CCAP Blantyre Synod and political parties in Malawi / Clara Henderson ; Lisa Gilman --
Excerpt from 'Dalit theology in Tamil Christian folk music: a transformative liturgy by James Theophilus Appavoo' / Zoe C. Sherinian --
Syncretic objects: material culture of syncretism among the Paiwan Catholics, Taiwan / Chang-Kwo Tan --
Introduction to Christianity in Indian dance forms / Francis Peter Barboza --
Beyond Christendom: Protestant-Catholic distinctions in coming global Christianity / D. Paul Sullins --
Religion and the awakening of indigenous people in Latin America / Cristián Parker Gumucio --
Half a century of African Christian theologies: elements of the emerging agenda for the twenty-first century / Tinyiko Sam Maluleke.
Series Title: Critical concepts in religious studies.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Koepping.


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