Talk about Prayer: An Ethnographic Commentary

Talk about Prayer: An Ethnographic Commentary

by Johannes Fabian

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Overview

Talk about Prayer is an experiment in writing ethnography, a commentary on a conversation with Mama Régine Tshitanda, the leader of a Charismatic prayer group (groupe de prière) in Lubumbashi (Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo) and members of her family in 1986.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137570154
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/24/2015
Series: Contemporary Anthropology of Religion
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Johannes Fabian is Emeritus Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Table of Contents

1.Into the Past: Global Charismatic Renewal and Local Survival
2.Back to the Present: A Text
3.Lives, Visions, and Voices
4.Praying
5.Local Survival
6.Questions

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