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Contents Acknowledgments 000 Introduction: The Anthropology of Christianity Fenella Cannell 000 1. The Eternal Return of Conversion: Christianity as Contested Domain in Highland Bolivia Olivia Harris 000 2. Renewable Icons: Concepts of Religious Power in a Fishing Village in South India Cecilia Busby 000 3. Possession and Confession: Affliction and Sacred Power in Colonial and Contemporary Catholic South India David Mosse 000 4. Reading as Gift and Writing as Theft Fenella Cannell 000 5. Materializing the Self: Words and Gifts in the Construction of Charismatic Protestant Identity Simon Coleman 000 6. The Effectiveness of Ritual Christina Toren 000 7. Forgetting Conversion: The Summer Institute of Linguistics Mission in the Piro Lived World Peter Gow 000 8. The Bible Meets the Idol: Writing and Conversion in Biak, Irian Jaya, Indonesia Danilyn Rutherford 000 9. Scripture Study as Normal Science: Seventh-Day Adventist Practice on the East Coast of Madagascar Eva Keller 000 10. Appropriated and Monolithic Christianity in Melanesia Harvey Whitehouse 000 Epilogue: Anxious Transcendence Webb Keane 000 References 000 Contributors 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Christianity and culture.
Ethnology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Anthropology of religion.