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Introduction

Ben Jones

in Beyond the State in Rural Uganda

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635184
eISBN:
9780748652990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635184.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to tell a story of life in a village in the Teso region of eastern Uganda. It is organised around two basic premises: first, that ... More


The Pentecostal Church

Ben Jones

in Beyond the State in Rural Uganda

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635184
eISBN:
9780748652990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635184.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses how the growth of Pentecostalism, a seemingly isolationist and oppositional form of Christianity, was central to broader developments in the sub-parish, explaining the ... More


The Anglican and Catholic Churches

Ben Jones

in Beyond the State in Rural Uganda

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635184
eISBN:
9780748652990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635184.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Over the past decade there has been a period of renewal and renovation in the Catholic and Anglican congregations in the village of Oledai. The arrival of the Pentecostal Assemblies of God has been ... More


Burial Societies

Ben Jones

in Beyond the State in Rural Uganda

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635184
eISBN:
9780748652990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635184.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter offers a detailed account of the development of burial societies in Oledai, beginning by discussing the present-day structure of burial societies. The second section focuses on the ... More


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