By Fenella Cannell,Olivia Harris,Cecilia Busby,David Mosse
The individuals learn the contours of Christianity between diversified teams: Catholics in India, the Philippines, and Bolivia, and Seventh-Day Adventists in Madagascar; the Swedish department of be aware of lifestyles, a charismatic church dependent within the usa; and Protestants in Amazonia, Melanesia, and Indonesia. Highlighting the vast edition in what it ability to be Christian, the members demonstrate enormously varied understandings and valuations of conversion, orthodoxy, Scripture, the encouraged observe, ritual, presents, and the concept that of heaven. within the method they bring about to gentle how neighborhood Christian practices and ideology are laid low with encounters with colonialism and modernity, via the competition among Catholicism and Protestantism, and by means of the proximity of different religions and trust structures. jointly the individuals express that it now not enough for anthropologists to imagine that they be aware of prematurely what the Christian event is; every one neighborhood edition has to be encountered by itself terms.
Contributors. Cecilia Busby, Fenella Cannell, Simon Coleman, Peter Gow, Olivia Harris, Webb Keane, Eva Keller, David Mosse, Danilyn Rutherford, Christina Toren, Harvey Whitehouse
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