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Title:Vernacular Christianity among the Mulia Dani : an ethnography of religious belief among the Western Dani of Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Creator:Hayward, Douglas James
Date (W3CDTF):1997
Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-323) and index
Extent:ix, 329 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Identifier:ISBN: 0761807608 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0761807616 (paper : alk. paper)
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:Lanham, Md Oxford, [England] : American Society of Missiology and University Press of America
Spatial Coverage:Indonesia, Irian Jaya
Subject:BL2123.D35H39 1997
Subject (LCSH):Dani (New Guinea people)--Religion
Christianity--Indonesia--Irian Jaya
Table Of Contents:The Dani in Western Literature -- The Newcomers to Mulia: Missionaries and Officials -- Conditions of Fieldwork -- Dani Folklore -- Introduction to Dani Oral Literature -- Dani Folk tales (Timbayok Wone) -- Dani Myths (Alom Wone) -- Stories for Entertainment (We Wone) -- Love Stories and Ribald Tales -- Dani Explanations about physical phenomenon -- Story Telling Times -- The New Folklore of the Missionaries -- Dani Christian Folklore -- The World of the Supernatural: Dani Beliefs About the Supernatural -- The Dualistic Nature of the Dani Universe -- The Traditional Dani View of the Supernatural -- The Missionary View of the Supernatural World -- The Christian Dani View of the Supernatural World -- Religious Practitioners -- Traditional Patterns of Dani Leadership -- New Introduced Patterns of Leadership -- Christian Dani Patterns of Leadership -- Sacred Objects and Sacred Places -- Traditional Sacred Objects -- Totemism -- Traditional Sacred Places -- Missionary Perceptions about Sacred Objects & Places -- Christian Dani Perceptions of Sacred Objects & Places -- Traditional Dani Rituals and Religious Celebrations -- Male Life Cycle Ceremonies -- Female Life Cycle Ceremonies -- Great Pig Feast (Wam Lengganak Wakwi) -- Summary of Life Cycle Ceremonies -- Life Crisis Ceremonies -- Christian Rituals and Religious Celebrations among the Dani -- Missionary Introduced Ceremonies and Celebrations -- Dani Adaptations and Innovations in the Celebration -- Cargoistic Movements and the Mulia Dani -- The Religious Phase of Cargoism: The Western Dani Conversion to Christianity 1960-61 -- The Political Phase of Cargoism: The Rebel Movement of 1976-77 -- The Economic Phase of Cargoism: The Period of Community Development Projects, 1982-Present -- Dani Narratives -- Dani Myths: (Timbayok Wone) -- The Mbanunggwok Stories -- Dani Narratives of Contemporary Events -- Dani Origin Stories (Alom Wone) -- Mission Reports and Church Documents -- The Yamo District (Mulia-Ilu) Community Development Projects -- Guidelines for a Youth Program for the Evangelical Church of Irian Jaya -- The Constitution of the Evangelical Church of Irian Jaya -- The By-Laws of the Evangelical Church of Irian Jaya
Type (DCMI):Text


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