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Religious business : essays on Australian aboriginal spirituality / edited by Max Charlesworth
Bib ID 363852
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Description Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998 
xxvi, 206 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0521633478 (alkaline paper) (hardback)
0521633524 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Summary

Interdisciplinary collection spans twenty years of scholarship on Aboriginal religions.

Full contents
  • In Memory of Colin Badger / Norman Habel
  • Introduction / Max Charlesworth
  • 1. Some Aspects of Aboriginal Religion / W.E.H. Stanner
  • 2. A Profile of Good and Bad in Australian Aboriginal Religion / Ronald M. Berndt
  • 3. Aboriginal Women and the Religious Experience / Diane Bell
  • 4. On 'Understanding' Australian Aboriginal Religion / Tony Swain
  • 5. Aboriginal Spirituality: Land as Holder of Story and Myth in Recent Aboriginal Art / Rosemary Crumlin
  • 6. Ned Kelly Died for Our Sins / Deborah Bird Rose
  • 7. Riders in the Chariot: Aboriginal Conversion to Christianity in Remote Australia / Peter Willis
  • 8. Land Rights - The Religious Factor / Frank Brennan
 
Notes

"The essays which make up this collection were given as lectures in a continuing series on comparative religion sponsored by the Charles Strong Memorial Trust over the last twenty years"--Introd.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Native title - Cases - Mabo.  |  Land rights.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Religions - Christianity.  |  Religion.  |  Australia -- Religion.
Other authors/contributors Charlesworth, M. J. (Maxwell John), 1925-  |  Charles Strong Memorial Trust

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