By Garry W. Trompf
The sequence Religion and Society (RS) contributes to the exploration of religions as social structures either in Western and non-Western societies; particularly, it examines religions of their differentiation from, and intersection with, different cultural platforms, similar to paintings, economic climate, legislations and politics. Due awareness is given to paradigmatic case or comparative stories that express a transparent theoretical orientation with the empirical and ancient information of faith and such facets of faith as ritual, the spiritual mind's eye, buildings of culture, iconography, or media. furthermore, the formation of non secular groups, their development of id, and their relation to society and the broader public are key problems with this sequence.
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2-3, cf. pp. 175-86. 63. See Tille« and N. Drury, The Occult Sourcebook, London, 1978; Other Temples, Other Gods, Sydney, 1980. Lacey's fellow editor was D. Denoon (Port Moresby, 1981), cf. ), Madison, 1975. See also Lacey's "To Limlimbur, the 'wanderers'. Reflections on Journeys and transformations in Papua New Guinea", in Pacific Studies, 9/1 (1985), pp. 83ff. 65. Gesch, Initiative and Initiation; a cargo cult type movement in the Sepik (Studia Instituti Anthropos 33), St. Augustin, 1985. 66.
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T. Olson, Millennialism, Utopianism, and Progress, Toronto and London, 1982. 16. Cf. F. Brandon, The Judgment of the Dead, London, 1967, chs. 82. 1 think here especially of Mahdism, cf. g. C. , pp. 145ff. 18. And behind him, note R. Zinssen's much earlier Rats, Lice and History, London, 1937, pp. 80-84. For background, esp. J. E. , Frustration and Aggression, New Haven, 1939, esp. chs. 7-8 (frustration); A. , pp. 21-2 (relative deprivation and adjustment), S. Freud, Civilization and its Discontents (trans.
Cargo Cults and Millenarian Movements: Transoceanic Comparisons of New Religious Movements by Garry W. Trompf