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Culture and Christianity

The Dialectics of Transformation

Culture and Christianity( )
Author: Saunders, George R.
Series title:Contributions to the Study of Anthropology Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 1988
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $84.00
Book Description:

The volume analyzes local changes in Christianity in eight different cultures--in the Pacific, Jamaica, California, and Italy. The contributors are particularly effective in linking local religious and kinship systems to supralocal changes in Christian denominations, and in analyzing the motivations behind conversions, resistance, and disenchantment. Each essay includes a map, historical background, and a concise ethnographic case. The emphasis is on local interpretations rather...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology Of Religion
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.555 Inches
Book Weight:1.17 Pounds

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