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The ways of the people : a reader in missionary anthropology.

Author: Alan R Tippett; Doug Priest
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : William Carey Library, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan R Tippett; Doug Priest
ISBN: 9780878084678 0878084673
OCLC Number: 769232428
Description: ix, 684 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prehistory --
Human relations in life and death --
Social organization and institutions --
Creative arts --
Economics --
Communication --
Phenomenology of religion --
Ritual performance --
Culture contact and cultural dynamics --
Ethnopsychology --
Ethnotheology --
Social values --
Applied Anthropology --
Research methodology --
Theory of anthropology. Introduction --
pt. 1. Prehistory --
Polynesian migrations / John Williams --
The origin of fire worship / Samuel Zwemer --
Historical identifiers in Fijian oral tradition (Dirges) / Alan R. Tippett --
Yoruba origins in Egypt / J. Olumide Lucas --
pt. 2. Human relations in life and death --
A new Britain life history / George Brown --
What is man? / John V. Taylor --
Pre-Christian baptism and consecration among the Maoris / William Yate --
Mother / Alexander Hetherwick --
Group marriage and relationship / Lorimer Fison --
Bauro kin relationships: responsibility, adoption, and avoidance (San Cristoval, Solomon islands) / Charles Fox --
Cremation among the Santals / Wesley J. Culshaw --
Either side of the grave / Alexander Hetherwick --
pt. 3. Social organization and institutions --
The Suqe: A Melanesian cult / R. H. Codrington --
King and people in Tahiti / William Ellis --
Adopted member, headman, trading partner / William E. Bromilow --
The Dukduk and the Tubuan of new Britain / R. H. Rickard --
Covenants in Melanesia and Polynesia / George Brown --
The leaders of Karimpur / William and Charlotte Wiser --
The place of the Bantu chief in rainmaking and first fruit rites / Denys W. T. Shropshire --
pt. 4. Creative arts --
Chinese theaters, plays, and players / John L. Nevius --
The Story of Tu and Rei: A Manihikian myth / William Wyatt Gill --
Fijian poetry / Thomas Williams --
Toward an ethnography of Hausa riddling / Charles H. Kraft --
pt. 5. Economics --
The procedure and economics of craft management in old Samoa / J. B. Stair --
Debt / J. Waskom Pickett --
New Britain currency / R. H. Rickard --
pt. 6. Communication --
Mother tongue / Edwin W. Smith --
Evans’ Cree alphabet / Egerton Young --
Communicating with drum beats / Wallace Deane --
The dialects of Polynesia / John Williams --
Culture, meaning, and translation / Jacob A. Loewen --
Languages, signs, and smoke signals (Arnhem Land Nomads) / Wilbur Chaseling --
Dream embassy / Dan Crawford --
Conversion: individual or collective / Edwin W. Smith --
pt. 7. Phenomenology of religion --
A religion of Mana, spirits, and ghosts / R. H. Codrington --
The Batak view of the soul / Johannes Warneck --
Samoan gods and their incarnations / George Turner --
The snake which is a man / Henry Callaway --
A typology of the spirits of Korean shamanism / C. H. Clark --
Haida eschatology / Charles Harrison --
The importance of ghosts / F. B. Welbourn --
pt. 8. Ritual performance --
Nanga initiation / Lorimer Fison --
Shrines, symbols, and ministrants in south India / Henry Whitehead --
Belief in and the use of the supernatural (Australia) / John Matthew --
Healing the sick in the Tor / Gottfried Oosterwal --
Juju / Albert Schweizter --
Dialogue with a rain-doctor / David Livingstone --
Mana / Alan R. Tippett --
pt. 9. Culture contact and cultural dynamics --
The land question / Edwin W. Smith --
The vocabulary of land tenure in Fiji / Lorimer Fison --
Class, caste, and power / Paul G. Hiebert --
Group conversion and its symbolism / George Vicedom --
The Keysser method of Evangelism --
A Meo incipient church / G. Linwood Barney --
The problem of making Christianity indigenous / John W. Burton --
Bantu Messiah and the white Christ / Bengt Sundkler --
Pagan and Christian features in west African independent churches / Harold W. Turner --
Stripping a man of his gods / Edwin W. Smith --
pt. 10. Ethnopsychology --
Akan psychology / Harold Debreunner --
The ethnopsychology of the Aymara Indians / Quentin Nordyke --
Sachilamba: A product of his times / C. Donald Cole --
The role of an outgroup person in a culture complex / Alan R. Tippett --
African locative memory / Alexander Hetherwick --
Empathy / Edwin W. Smith --
pt. 11. Ethnotheology --
Dynamic equivalence churches / Charles H. Kraft --
Levels in African theology / Edwin W. Smith --
The cultural dynamics of postbaptismal Christian formation / Gernot Fugmann --
pt. 12. Social values --
The communal bond in Bantu Africa / T. Cullen Young --
Behavior of and in the presence of Maori chiefs in the culture contact period / James Buller --
Makkarrata: Peacemaking / T. T. Webb --
Face / Arthur H. Smith --
Moral values in folklore / Henri Junod --
On being clever / Alexander Hetherwick --
Spirit dancing / Robert Nassau --
Customary law in the contact period, Malaita / A. I. Hopkins --
American Indian oratory / Egerton Young --
Writing words and registering time: A matter of worldview / Dan Crawford --
pt. 13. Applied anthropology --
The golden stool / Edwin W. Smith --
Anthropological research in Oceania: methods and opportunities / Lorimer Fison --
Applying anthropology to daily life / Diedrich Westermann --
Shifting attitudes to sex and marriage in Fiji / Alan R. Tippett --
The missionary and anthropology / Denys W. T. Shropshire --
pt. 14. Research methodology --
Data collecting from informants / Henri Jundo --
Dynamic relationships in religion / J. S. Trimingham --
Kinship questionnaire and letter / Lorimer Fison --
Ethnohistorical research in west Cameroon / Lloyd Kwast --
Four Santal autobiographies / Wesley J. Culshaw --
pt. 15. Theory of anthropology --
Levels for describing culture / Paul G. Hiebert --
To what extent are notions of sin and salvation universal? / Alan R. Tippett --
The need for, and needs of, anthropology in relating to missiology / Henri Philippe Junod --
Appendix A: The training of indigenous leaders in Fiji --
Appendix B: Some items from Edinburgh 1910: “Special missionary preparation” Edinburgh 1910 --
Appendix C: the Milligan Consultation Resolution, 1974 --
Appendix D: Updated bibliography of missionary anthropology.
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