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The religions of Oceania / Tony Swain and Garry Trompf
Bib ID 2044485
Format BookBook
Author
Swain, Tony, 1955-
 
Description London ; New York : Routledge, 1995 
244 p. : map ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0415060184
0415060192 (paperback)
Series

Library of religious beliefs and practices.

Summary

Overview of traditional and introduced indigenous religion in Australia and Oceania; Australian cosmology based on enduring place and rebirth through initiation; external innovations from Macassans, All-Mother cults; response to European settlement in All-Father cult in southeastern Australia, Mulunga cult, Kimberley heroes; cargo cult in wartime; resistance to evangelising missions but accommodation to Christianity through maintenance of parallel worldviews of laws, alliance of laws but doubts synchretism occurred; Pentecostal revivals and rise of evangelical indigenous church; movement away from spiritualism of place to relationship with land through Mother Earth.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [221]-233.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Christianity -- Melanesia.  |  Stories and motifs - Cultural heroes.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Religions - Christianity - Pentecostalism - Assemblies of God.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Oceania -- Religion.  |  Australia -- Religion.  |  Melanesia -- Religion.  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)
Other authors/contributors Trompf, G. W
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