By Charles E. Farhadian

ISBN-10: 0415359619

ISBN-13: 9780415359610

ISBN-10: 0415546699

ISBN-13: 9780415546690

Although over 80 percentage of the rustic is Muslim, Indonesia is marked by way of a rare variety in language, ancestry, tradition, faith and methods of lifestyles. This e-book specializes in the Christian Dani of West Papua, offering a social and ethnographic historical past of crucial indigenous inhabitants within the afflicted province. It offers a desirable assessment 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 self reliant learn performed over decades one of the Dani humans, the booklet offers an abundance of latest fabric on non secular and political occasions in West Papua. Underlining the center of Christian-Muslim rivalries, the e-book questions the destiny of faith in late-modern times.

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