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BR1495.N5R56 2003
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TITLE: Becoming sinners : Christianity and moral torment in a Papua New Guinea society / by Joel Robbins.
AUTHOR: Robbins, Joel, 1961-
SERIES: Ethnographic studies in subjectivity ; 4
PUBLISHED: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2004.
DESCRIPTION: xxvii, 383 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-376) and index.
NOTES: Part one : becoming sinners -- From salt to the law : contact and the early colonial period -- Christianity and the colonial transformation of regional relations -- Revival, second stage conversion, and the localization of the Urapmin Church -- Part two : living in sin -- Contemporary Urapmin in millennial time and space -- Willfulness, lawfulness, and Urapmin morality -- Desire and its discontents : free time and Christian morality -- Rituals of redemption and technologies of the self
SUBJECT: - Millennialism and the contest of values -- Christianity, cultural change, and the moral life of the hybrid.--Christianity--Papua New Guinea
SUBJECT: Urapmin.--Urapmin (Papua New Guinea)

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