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Why the Thai Are Not Christians: Buddhist and Christian Conversion in Thailand

Robert W. Hefner

in Conversion to Christianity: Historical and Anthropological Perspectives on a Great Transformation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520078352
eISBN:
9780520912564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520078352.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter tries to answer the question: “Why have Thai not converted to Christianity?” It confines to the confrontation between Christianity and Buddhism in Thailand and to the ways in which these ... More


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