Spiritual Encounters

Spiritual Encounters
Author : Nicholas Griffiths
Publisher : A&C Black
Total Pages : 304
Release : 1999-01-01
ISBN 10 : 9781902459011
ISBN 13 : 1902459016
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spiritual Encounters Book Description:

Encounters between religions and the resulting questions pertaining to belief and faith are among the most intriguing subjects with which scholars grapple. How do people adjust, accommodate, resist, reinterpret and harmonize different systems of belief? Do religious conversions often mask more worldly concerns such as political power, economic well being, and the ability to control one's destiny? Specifically adopting a cross-hemispheric approach, this volume draws on experiences of religious change principally in hispanophone America, but also in anglophone and francophone America, in order to transcend cultural frontiers, illuminate the circumstances and conditions which determined the form that spiritual encounters took across the hemisphere, and encourage a comparative approach. It will prove invaluable to undergraduates, postgraduates and academics interested in anthropology, ethnohistory, the social history of religion, the history of Christianity and of missions, the history of native religions and the history of colonial America.

Spiritual Encounters
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Nicholas Griffiths
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

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