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Melanesian Religion

by G. W. Trompf

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic or tribal religions,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Melanesia,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Melanesia--Religion,
  • Religion / Comparative Religion,
  • Religion / Sociology of Religion,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7748288M
    ISBN 100521607485
    ISBN 109780521607483

    A cargo cult is a belief system in a relatively undeveloped society in which adherents practice superstitious rituals hoping to bring modern goods supplied by a more technologically advanced society. These cults, millenarian in nature, were first described in Melanesia in the wake of contact with more technologically advanced Western cultures.   He cites and evaluates 2, books and articles on the religion of Melanesia as a whole, and of various regions within it, including New Guinea, Papua, Vanuatu, and Fiji. Cultures, authors, titles, and subjects are indexed separately." - Reference & Research Book News "[A]n essential acquisition for libraries with a specialization in Oceania."Author: Garry Trompf.

    Religion: percent: percent: Church of Melanesia: 54, 67, Catholic Church: 30, 36, South Sea Evangelical: 27, Solomon Islands is an archipelago consist of 9 provinces, and the only Island in the South pacific that has accommodates the 3 races of the Pacific as mentioned above, and the only country that you will discover the darkest to the whitest skin which makes Solomon Islands so Solomon, so different.

    Cargo cult—the term—appeared in , at the end of the Pacific War. Anthropologists rapidly embraced the neologism to label the Melanesian social movements that had come to their attention during the colonial era (which began in the region in the second half of the nineteenth century) as well as post-war movements that captured ethnographic attention. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.


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Melanesian Religion by G. W. Trompf Download PDF EPUB FB2

Melanesian Religion provides an invaluable guide and analysis to pressing issues of religious and social change in the Pacific. It provides a useful overview for readers with general interests in the South Pacific region, and in the formulation of indigenous responses to external institutions, beliefs and value : G.

Trompf. Melanesian Religion provides an invaluable guide and analysis to pressing issues of religious and social change in the Pacific. It provides a useful overview for readers with general interests in the South Pacific region, and in the formulation of indigenous responses to external institutions, beliefs and value :   Melanesian Religion provides an invaluable guide and analysis to pressing issues of religious and social change in the Pacific.

It provides a useful overview for readers with general interests in the South Pacific region, and in the formulation of indigenous responses to external institutions, beliefs and value systems.

In this study Garry Trompf shows how various aspects of 'payback', both negative and positive, provide the best indices to an understanding of Melanesian views of life. The book explores the reasons why people 'pay back' and opens up a whole dimension in the cross-cultural study of human by: 2 The archaeology of Melanesia - Glenn Summerhayes.

3 Melanesia: a region and a history - Max Quanchi. 4 Missionaries in the Melanesian Melanesian Religion book - John Barker. PART II: GEO-POLITICAL, LINGUISTIC AND REGIONAL OVERVIEWS. 5 Geo-political overview of Melanesia - Stewart Firth. 6 Melanesia as a zone of language diversity - Alan Rumsey.

Traditional Religion in Melanesia: Introduction By: Theo Alerts Port Moresby, University of Papua New Guinea press, ISBN The present volume on "Traditional Religion in Melanesia" and its companion volume on "Christianity in Melanesia" were written for various occasions.

THE MELANESIAN MISSION. 33 SOUTHAMPTON STREET, STRAND, W.C. and at. 41 SHORTLAND STREET, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND [3] RELIGION AND CUSTOMS OF THE MELANESIAN. The Melanesian a Religious Man.

NOTICE the combination of religion and customs. We have many customs which are non-religious, but it is not so with the Melanesian. It is the home of the largest religious order in the Anglican Communion, the Melanesian Brotherhood. The Melanesian English Prayer Book was first published inand has gone through several editions and revisions since then.

AN INTRODUCTION TO MELANESIAN RELIGIONS A Handbook for Church Workers Book Two of a Trilogy Edited by: Ennio Mantovani General Editor: Lynn Giddings Artwork by: Sr Emily Duguay smsm First PrintedReprintedReprinted © by The Melanesian InstituteFile Size: KB.

In 5 libraries. " This book arose from a series of seminar presentations at a workshop on 'Melanesian, Religion and Christianity' held at Alexishafen, Madang Province, back in Edited by Professor Garry Trompf, it explores issues that are crucial and most demanding of attention in contemporary Melanesia and about the value of straightforward, hands-on and less theoretical work in a.

Melanesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Melanesia. From northwest to southeast, the islands form an arc that begins with New Guinea (the western half of which is called Papua and is part of Indonesia, and the eastern half of which comprises the independent country of Papua New Guinea) and continues through.

Doctrines: Melanesian religion contained a multiplicity of gods, culture heroes and spirits with varied characters and roles.

Particular powers were associated with creation, the sustenance of the cosmos, war, fecundity, prosperity and welfare, and had to be placated through a variety of rites and sacrifices in order to ensure the group's success and well-being.

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 colonists and missionaries, the best known of these being the `Cargo Cults' of Melanesia.

Melanesian Religion provides an invaluable guide and analysis to pressing issues of religious and social change in the Pacific. It provides a useful overview for readers with general interests in the South Pacific region, and in the formulation of indigenous responses to external institutions, beliefs and value systems.

Trompf's book. Melanesian Journal of Theology () BOOK REVIEWS Brian Schwarz, ed., An Introduction to Ministry in Melanesia, Point 7 (), pp.

An Introduction to Ministry in Melanesia is the third in a series of “Handbooks for Church Workers”, produced by The Melanesian. Melanesia (UK: / ˌ m ɛ l ə ˈ n iː z i ə /, US: / ˌ m ɛ l ə ˈ n iː ʒ ə /) is a subregion of Oceania extending from New Guinea island in the southwestern Pacific Ocean to the Arafura Sea, and eastward to Tonga.

The region includes the five independent countries of Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, East Timor as well as the French special collectivity of New.

In this ambitious study, the first monograph on religion and "the logic of retribution," Professor Trompf shows how various aspects of "payback," both negative and positive, provide the best indices to an understanding of Melanesian views of life.

The book explores the reasons why people "pay back" and opens up a whole new dimension in the cross-cultural study of human consciousness. Melanesian traditional religions: an overview -- 2.

Death and the after-life in traditional belief and practice -- 3. The logic of retribution -- 4. Magic, sorcery and healing -- 5. Dream, vision and trance in traditional and changing Melanesia (with Remi Dembari) -- Part 2 The new time.

The coming and the consequences of the missionaries -- 7. The ‘Melanesian world’ assembled here raises questions that cut to the heart of debates in the human sciences today, with profound implications for the ways in which scholars across disciplines can describe and understand human difference.

This impressive collection of essays represents a valuable resource for scholars and students by: 1. List of plates; List of maps and tables; Preface; Part I. The Old Time: 1. Melanesian traditional religions: an overview; 2.

Death and the after-life in traditional belief and practice; 3. The logic of retribution; 4. Magic, sorcery and healing; 5. Dream, vision and trance in traditional and changing Melanesia; Part II. The New Time: 6. Christian Books Melanesia Inc., Wewak ESP.

4, likes 25 talking about this. CBM is dedicated to the publication and distribution of Christian Books and literacy resources in Papua New Guinea/5(4).The Diocese of Melanesia was a fully constituent diocese of the Anglican Church of New Zealand from its formation in until the creation of the autonomous Church of the Province of Melanesia in Based on a wide range of sources, God's Gentleman is the inner history of the slow growth of an important and genuinely Melanesian church.

The Church of Melanesia holds three orders of ministry – deacon, priest and bishop. The church follows a Common Prayer Book called A Melanesian English Prayer Book. The teaching of the church is on the life and resurrection of Jesus Christ, summed .