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The religions of Oceania

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StatementTony Swain and Garry Trompf.
SeriesThe library of religious beliefs and practices
ContributionsTrompf, G. W.
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LC ClassificationsBL2600 .S92 1995
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Pagination244 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1091871M
ISBN 100415060184, 0415060192
LC Control Number94016171

More than a quarter of the world's discrete religions are to be found in the regions of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, together called Oceania. This is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on this great variety of traditional religious beliefs and practices, which have been profoundly influential on the theories and understandings of religion in general.

The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone. The book also deals with indigenous Christianity and its wide influence across the region, and includes new religious movements generated by the responses of indigenous peoples to.

The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone. The book also deals with indigenous Christianity and its wide influence across the region, and includes new religious movements generated by the responses of indigenous peoples to Manufacturer: Routledge.

Get this from a library. The religions of Oceania. [Tony Swain; G W Trompf] -- More than a quarter of the world's discrete religions are to be found in the regions of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, together called Oceania.

This is the first book to bring. The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone.

The book also deals with indigenous Christianity and its wide influence across the region, and includes new religious movements generated by the responses of indigenous peoples to Author: Garry Trompf.

Book Description. More than a quarter of the world's religions are to be found in the regions of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, together called Oceania.

The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone.

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The book. The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone. The book also deals with indigenous Christianity and its wide influence across the region, and includes new religious movements generated by the responses of indigenous peoples to Cited by: Revealing ® World Religions includes twelve modules that cover the religions most often taught in introductory religion courses—Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Daoism, Confucianism, Shinto, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—along with modules on the academic study of religion, indigenous religions, and religious pluralism in the 21st century.

Clear links are drawn between religions related to. An up-to-date study of the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the regions of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, collectively known as Oceania.

Understanding the Religions of the World offers a new approach to the study of religion which moves away from the purely descriptive and instead helps students understand how religions actually ‘work’. Covering all the main faith traditions, it combines historical context, contemporary beliefs and practices, and original theory, with numerous study features and valuable overviews.

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The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone.

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The book also deals with indigenous Christianity and its wide influence across the region, and includes new religious movements generated by the responses of indigenous peoples to Cited by: OCEANIC RELIGIONS: AN OVERVIEW The Pacific Islands are dispersed over the widest expanse of sea in the world.

They consist of semi-continents (such as New Guinea), strings of large mountainous islands (along the curve of the Melanesian chain), and groups of larger and smaller islands further east, which are arranged as isolated atolls, or, more rarely, organized into whole archipelagoes, such.

Indigenous Oceania Religion refers the various beliefs and practices of the people in the South Pacific including Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia. The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone.

The book also deals with indigenous Christianity and its wide influence across the region, and includes new religious movements generated by the responses of indigenous peoples to Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Oceania (UK: / ˌ oʊ s i ˈ ɑː n i ə, ˌ oʊ ʃ i-,-ˈ eɪ n-/, US: / ˌ oʊ ʃ i ˈ æ n i ə / (), /-ˈ ɑː n-/) is a geographic region that includes Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.

Spanning the eastern and western hemispheres, Oceania has a land area of 8, square kilometres (3, sq mi) and a population of over 47 ed in the southeast of the GDP (nominal): $ trillion (, 6th). Islam is the largest religion in Asia with >1 billion adherents.

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The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions was originally published in As I said before this book tells about the different religions over the world, as I read I saw that Smith not only talked about the meaning of the religions, but he also talked about some cases Huston Smith was /5. The Religions of Oceania is a worthwhile read for students of religion and missionaries who work in that region.

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RELIGIONS OF OCEANIA Basic forms of beliefs and worship. Among the most characteristic beliefs of the indigenous inhabitants of the islands of Oceania, one should first of all believe in the mana and the practice of taboo.

Both these terms, firmly embedded in the modern language of religious studies, from the languages of the aborigines of Oceania: mana is from the language of the Maori, of. Australia & Oceania. Europe. Latin America. Middle East. Military. North America. Russia. World. All Sub Genres.

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The book also deals with indigenous Christianity and its wide influence across the region, and includes new religious movements generated by the responses of indigenous peoples to Brand: Taylor And Francis. Books shelved as oceania: The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton, The Light Between Oceans by M.L.

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Economy A lot of countries in Oceania earn their money from shipping and trade, for. The Religions of Oceania is the first book to bring together up-to-date information on the great and changing variety of traditional religions in the Pacific zone.

The book also deals with indigenous Christianity and its wide influence across the region, and includes new religious movements generated by the responses of indigenous peoples to Author: Garry Trompf.Religions; Flag Facts; Landmarks; Interesting Facts; There is also a spot for children to draw in the flag or a map of the country.

The second flip book contains the nine territories and dependencies located in the Oceania: Cook Islands; French Polynesia; Guam; New Caledonia; Niue; American Samoa; Northern Mariana Islands; Tokelau; Wallis and.About.

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