Summer Reading Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


The Powell's Playlist | June 18, 2014

Daniel H. Wilson: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Daniel H. Wilson



Like many writers, I'm constantly haunting coffee shops with a laptop out and my headphones on. I listen to a lot of music while I write, and songs... Continue »

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$24.50
List price: $31.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
1 Partner Warehouse General- General

More copies of this ISBN

This title in other editions

Solidarity of Kin : Ethnohistory, Religious Studies, and the Algonkian-french Religious Encounter (02 Edition)

by

Solidarity of Kin : Ethnohistory, Religious Studies, and the Algonkian-french Religious Encounter (02 Edition) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Please note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.

Publisher Comments:

Arguing that Native Americans' religious life and history have been misinterpreted, author Kenneth M. Morrison reconstructs the Eastern Algonkians' world views and demonstrates the indigenous modes of rationality that shaped not only their encounter with the French but also their self-directed process of religious change. In reassessing controversial anthropological, historical, and ethnohistorical scholarship, Morrison develops interpretive strategies that are more responsive to the religious world views of the Eastern Algonkian peoples. He concludes that the Eastern Algonkians did not convert to Catholicism, but rather applied traditional knowledge and values to achieve a pragmatic and critical sense of Christianity and to preserve and extend kinship solidarity into the future. The result was a remarkable intersection of Eastern Algonkian and missionary cosmologies.

Book News Annotation:

This study focuses on the encounter between the Native American Eastern Algonkian peoples and French missionaries in the 17th century. Morrison (religion, Arizona State U.) argues that rather than simply converting to Catholicism, the Algonkians applied traditional knowledge and values to achieve a pragmatic and critical sense of Christianity and to preserve and extend kinship solidarity into the future.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780791454060
Author:
Morrison, Kenneth M.
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Location:
Albany
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Missions & Missionary Work
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Missions
Subject:
Algonquian indians
Subject:
Syncretism
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Syncretism (Religion)
Subject:
Algonquian Indians -- Religion.
Subject:
Religion Western-Social and Political Issues
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
SUNY series in Native American religions
Series Volume:
106-982
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.04x6.04x.55 in. .74 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. The Great Peace of Montreal of 1701:... Used Trade Paper $9.95
  2. Discovering the New World Used Hardcover $14.95

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » General
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Native American » General Native American Studies
History and Social Science » World History » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Western Religions » Social and Political Issues

Solidarity of Kin : Ethnohistory, Religious Studies, and the Algonkian-french Religious Encounter (02 Edition) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$24.50 In Stock
Product details 256 pages State University of New York Press - English 9780791454060 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.