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Title Beyond primitivism [electronic resource] : indigenous religious traditions and modernity / edited by Jacob K. Olupna.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2004.


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Description xvi, 348 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Jacob K. Olupona -- PART I. MODERNITY AND METHODOLOGY -- Do Jews make good Protestants? The cross-cultural study of ritual / Naomi Janowitz -- Can we move beyond primitivism? On recovering the indigenes of indigenous religions in the academic study of religion / Armin W. Geertz -- "Classify and conquer": Friedrich Max Müller, indigenous religious traditions, and imperial comparative religion / David Chidester -- A postcolonial meaning of religion: some reflections from the indigenous world / Charles H. Long -- Saami responses to Christianity: resistance and change / Håkan Rydving -- PART II. THE AMERICAS -- Tribal religious traditions are constantly devalued in Western discourse on religion / John C. Mohawk -- Guidelines for the study of Mesoamerican religious traditions / Alfredo López Austin -- Jaguar Christians in the contact zone: concealed narratives in the histories of religions in the Americas / David Carrasco -- Modernity, resistance, and the Iroquois Longhouse people / Chris Jocks -- "He, not they, best protected the village": religious and other conflicts in twentieth-century Guatemala / Bruce Lincoln -- Vodou in the "Tenth Department": New York's Haitian community / Karen McCarthy Brown -- Assaulting California's sacred mountains: shamans vs. New Age merchants of Nirvana / Helen McCarthy -- PART III. AFRICA AND ASIA -- Understanding sacrifice and sanctity in Benin indigenous religion, Nigeria: a case study / Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan -- The Earth Mother Scripture: unmasking the neo-archaic / Whalen W. Lai -- Popular religions and modernity in Japan / Michio Araki -- Rethinking indigenous religious traditions: the case of the Ainu / Katarina V. Sjöberg -- Korean shamans and the definition of "religion": a view from the grass roots / Laurel Kendall -- Mandaya myth, memory, and the heroic religious tradition: between Islam and Christianity / Aram A. Yengoyan -- The Vaddas: representations of the wild man in Sri Lanka / Gananath Obeyesekere -- PART IV. THE PACIFIC ISLANDS -- On wondering about wonder: Melanesians and the cargo / Garry W. Trompf -- Thinking and teaching with the indigenous traditions of Melanesia / Mary N. MacDonald -- The Hawaiian lei on a voyage through modernities: a study in post-contact religion / Steven J. Friesen.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Indigenous peoples -- Religion -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Olupona, Jacob K. (Jacob Khinde), 1951-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415273196
041527320X (pbk.)

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