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study of American Indian religions

AМЉke Hultkrantz

study of American Indian religions

by AМЉke Hultkrantz

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Published by Crossroad Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Religion -- Study and teaching -- History.,
  • Religion -- Study and teaching -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementÅke Hultkrantz ; edited by Christopher Vecsey.
    SeriesStudies in religion / American Academy of Religion ;, no. 29, AAR studies in religion ;, no. 29.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.R3 H83 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 134 p. ;
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3490761M
    ISBN 100891305874
    LC Control Number82010533

    Written from an American Indian point of view, the book contains over thirty creation stories from the oral traditions of a wide variety of Indian tribes. The following bibliography lists reference material dealing with Native American religions, myths and origin : Joyce Martin. This is a single-volume source of reliable information on the most important alternative religions, covering for each such essentials as history, theology, impact on the culture, and current status. The chapters of the book were written by experts who study the movements they have written about.

      Question: "What are the religious / spiritual beliefs of Native Americans?" Answer: Native Americans is a generic reference to people groups who lived in North and South America prior to the arrival of European explorers. Given the size of those two continents and their diverse landscapes, it is no surprise that Native American cultures varied drastically from group to group and from tribe to. The 'information' out there about American Indian religions ranges from inaccurate school projects by seven-year-olds, to deeply biased generalizations about the 'heathens' written years ago, to hucksters pretending to be Native American shamans to scam money off of people, to useful and interesting information about actual American Indian.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hurdy, John M. (John Major). American Indian religions. Los Angeles, Sherbourne Press [©] (OCoLC)   Kripal’s book Kali’s Child: The Mystical and the Erotic in the Life and Teachings of Ramakrishna (University of Chicago Press), about a 19th-century Hindu saint, won the American Academy of Religion’s Best First Book in the History of Religions award that year. It has also been the target of two failed book-banning campaigns in India.


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Native American religions and societies. The Sacred: Ways of Knowledge, Sources of Life: An interesting book on Native American spirituality by three Indian women from different tribal traditions. South and Meso-American Native Spirituality: An overview of Indian religions in.

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While we customarily begin the documentary record at the time of initial European contact, discoveries in archaeology have extended religious perspectives far back into. Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the article focuses on Native North Americans.

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Introduction to the study of non-Western religions, analyzing primal cultures and early civilizations using Amerindian examples, considering traditional (Ojibwa to Inca) and contemporary (American Indian Movement, Peyote Religion) phenomena and their interrelationships with Western religion.

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The study of a religion other than one’s own is a modern, and Western, phenomenon. The earliest reference to "the religions of the world" that Wilfred Cantwell Smith could find after a diligent search (discussed in his recent The Meaning and End of Religion) was in in Dyalogus Johannis Stamler Augustñ.

de diversarum gencium sectis et mundi religionibus. This book is an introductory text intended for undergraduates. Non-specialists in the field of native American religions should also find it useful.

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