Native American Spirituality: A Critical Reader

U of Nebraska Press
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This volume offers a stimulating, multidisciplinary set of essays by noted Native and non-Native scholars that explore the problems and prospects of understanding and writing about Native American spirituality in the twenty-first century. Considerable attention is given to the appropriateness and value of different interpretive paradigms for Native religion, including both traditional religion and Native Christianity. The book also investigates the ethics of religious representation, issues of authenticity, the commodification of spirituality, and pedagogical practices. Of special interest is the role of dialogue in expressing and understanding Native American religious beliefs and practices. A final set of essays explores the power of and reactions to Native spirituality from a long-term, historical perspective.
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Publisher
U of Nebraska Press
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Published on
Dec 31, 2000
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Pages
334
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ISBN
9780803206298
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Ethnic & Tribal
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
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Eligible for Family Library

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