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BR115.C8A57 2006
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TITLE: The anthropology of Christianity / edited by Fenella Cannell.
PUBLISHED: Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
DESCRIPTION: 373 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-352) and index.
NOTES: 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-
NOTES: day Adventist practice on the east coast of Madagascar / Eva Keller -- Appropriated and monolithic Christianity in Melanesia / Harvey Whitehouse -- Epilogue: anxious transcendence / Webb Keane.
SUBJECT: Christianity and culture.
SUBJECT: Ethnology

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