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Riassunto: In this interdisciplinary collection of essays, Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas gather emerging and leading voices in the study of Native American religion to reconsider the complex and often misunderstood history of Native peoples' engagement with Christianity and with Euro-American missionaries. Surveying mission encounters from contact through the mid-nineteenth century, the volume alters and enriches our understanding of both American Christianity and indigenous religion.
The essays here explore a variety of postcontact identities, including indigenous Christians, "mission friendly" non-Christians, and ex-Christians, thereby exploring the shifting world of Native-white cultural and religious exchange. Rather than questioning the authenticity of Native Christian experiences, these scholars reveal how indigenous peoples negotiated change with regard to missions, missionaries, and Christianity. This collection challenges the pervasive stereotype of Native Americans as culturally static and ill-equipped to navigate the roiling currents associated with colonialism and missionization.
The contributors are Emma Anderson, Joanna Brooks, Steven W. Hackel, Tracy Neal Leavelle, Daniel Mandell, Joel W. Martin, Michael D. McNally, Mark A. Nicholas, Michelene Pesantubbee, David J. Silverman, Laura M. Stevens, Rachel Wheeler, Douglas L. Winiarski, and Hilary E. Wyss.
"This is an excellent book, poised to make a major contribution to the fields of early American history, Native American history, and American religious history. The contributors are all well-established scholars who bring cross-disciplinary dialogue and borrowing to this interesting, timely, and significant topic."--Richard Pointer, author of Encounters of the Spirit: Native Americans and European Colonial Religion
Titolo: Native Americans, Christianity, and the ...
Casa editrice: The University of North Carolina Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2010
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. A near fine copy of the first hard cover edition, lacking a dust-jacket. The text is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the binding are bright and fresh in appearance. A sharp copy. Codice libro della libreria 018399
Descrizione libro U of North Carolina, 2010. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 83510
Descrizione libro U of North Carolina, 2010. Condizione libro: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria a26861
Descrizione libro The University of North Carolina Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 0807834068 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear, missing dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!. Codice libro della libreria Z0807834068Z2