When Men Walk Dry

- Portuguese Messianism in Brazil

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indgår i serie American Academy of Religion Academy Series


When Men Walk Dry
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Format:
Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
02-01-1989
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
224
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  1. Beskrivelse

    This book examines the nature of messianic movements by studying a specific case history. Carole Myscovski argues that underlying any single messianic movement is a messianic tradition that draws together messianic and related religious beliefs, rituals, and social structures. She traces the Luso-Brazilian messianic tradition from its origins in sixteenth-century Portugal to its flowering in colonial Brazil to its expression in three nineteenth-century messianic movements. Challenging sociopolitical and psychological analyses that reduce religious activity to proto-nationalism or psychosis, Myscofski establishes a historical model for investigating messianic movements in general, while providing new information about a little known Brazilian religious tradition.

  2. Yderligere info
    ISBN13:
    9781555402570
    Vægt:
    272 g
    Dybde:
    13 mm
    Bredde:
    163 mm
    Højde:
    214 mm
    Nummer i serien:
    61
    Format:
    Paperback
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    0
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