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Sacrifice and the History of Dwelling

Walter E. A. van Beek

in The Dancing Dead: Ritual and Religion among the Kapsiki/Higi of North Cameroon and Northeastern Nigeria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858149
eISBN:
9780199949489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858149.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A discussion of the village sacrifice of 2008 leads into the echelons of sacrifice. Modeled on the house sacrifice, the ward, the lineage, and the village have their own rhythm of this rite of ... More


Ming Princes: An Overview

Richard G. Wang

in The Ming Prince and Daoism: Institutional Patronage of an Elite

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199767687
eISBN:
9780199950607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767687.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the Ming princely institution. It delineates the physical size and layout of the princely estate and the size of the population working for each principality. It ... More


Princely Ritual Institutions

Richard G. Wang

in The Ming Prince and Daoism: Institutional Patronage of an Elite

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199767687
eISBN:
9780199950607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767687.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 focuses first on the general ritual institutions in each princely establishment and then on the Divine Music Abbey system for each principality at the local level. Many rituals and ... More


Revival Villages: Experiments in Christian Social and Spatial Groups

Courtney Handman

in Critical Christianity: Translation and Denominational Conflict in Papua New Guinea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283756
eISBN:
9780520959514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283756.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the 1977 Pentecostal Holy Spirit revival that Guhu-Samane speakers attributed to the translation of the New Testament into their language. The revivalists’ first goal was to ... More


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