By Charles E. Farhadian
Although over 80 percentage of the rustic is Muslim, Indonesia is marked by means of a unprecedented range in language, ancestry, tradition, faith and methods of existence. This publication makes a speciality of the Christian Dani of West Papua, delivering a social and ethnographic historical past of an important indigenous inhabitants within the afflicted province. It provides a desirable evaluate of the Dani’s conversion to Christianity, reading the social, spiritual and political makes use of to which they've got placed their new religion.
Based on autonomous study conducted over a long time one of the Dani humans, the publication presents an abundance of latest fabric on spiritual and political occasions in West Papua. Underlining the center of Christian-Muslim rivalries, the ebook questions the destiny of faith in late-modern times.
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