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Across the boundaries of belief : contemporary issues in the anthropology of religion / Morton Klass, Maxine Weisgrau.

By: Klass, Morton, 1927-2001
Contributor(s): Weisgrau, Maxine
Language: English Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.Description: viii, 416p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0813326958
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Additional reading: p.402-403; includes references. - Contents: 1, Colonialism and postcolonial legacies. Anthropologists versus missionaries / C.E. Stripe; From Tupa to the land without evil / J. Shapiro; Shamanism and Christianity: Tlingit elders / Sergei Kan; Reflections on Christianity in China / M.H. Fried; 2, Gender and sexuality. Menstruation and reproduction: an Oglala case / Marla N. Powers; The domestication of religion: elderly Jewish women / S. Sered; Becoming a Mujercita / V. Napolitano; Erotic anthropology: ritualised homosexuality in Melanesia and beyond / D.A. Elliston: 3, The healing touch and altered states. Exorcists, psychiatrists and the problems of possession in northwest Madagascar / Lesley A. Sharp; The woman who wanted to be her father: Dybbuk possession in a Hasidic community / Yoram Bilu; Hypnosis and trance induction in the surgeries of Brazilian spiritist healer-mediums / Sidney M. Greenfield; Zar as modernisation in contemporary Sudan / Susan M. Kenyon; 4, Religion and the state. Pockets full of mistakes: a Toraja village / D. Hollan; Bandits, beggars and ghosts: Taiwan / R.P. Weller; Muslim identity and secularism in contemporary Turkey / E.A. Olson; The interpretation of politics: a Hopi conundrum / P.M. Whiteley; 5, Changes and continuities. Cargoism in Irian Jaya today / B.G. & J.A. Godschalk; Transnational popular culture and the global spread of the Jamaican Rastafarian movement / N.J. Savishinsky; On founders and followers: new religious movements / Benton Johnson; Convicted by the Holy Spirit: the rhetoric of Fundamental Baptist conversion / Susan F. Harding.