Christian Moderns: Freedom and Fetish in the Mission Encounter

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"Webb Keane's book demonstrates, once again, that nothing illuminates the puzzles of modernity as effectively as cross-cultural studies of colonial encounters. His careful, interdisciplinary, and penetrating analysis of the semiotics of conversion to Dutch Calvinism in the Indonesian island of Sumba and his skillful blending of theological and anthropological issues will make this book a model for studies of religious conversion. It truly deserves a wide readership."--Dipesh Chakrabarty, author of "Provincializing Europe: ...

Christian Moderns: Freedom and Fetish in the Mission Encounter 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520246522

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Christian Moderns: Freedom and Fetish in the Mission Encounter 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520246515

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