Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Memorable Religions: Transmission, Codification, and Change in Divergent Melanesian Contexts

Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Harvey Whitehouse
Magdalen College, Oxford University
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A re-publication of a paper on the rites of initiation and cargo cult activities in twentieth-century New Guinea. This points to some of the fundamental recurrent features of the way organised religion the world over, and stretching back into the distant past, is codified, transmitted, and remembered, as well as the structure, cohesion, and scale of resulting coalitions.

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Whitehouse, Harvey. Memorable Religions: Transmission, Codification, and Change in Divergent Melanesian Contexts. Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 479-510 Dec 2014. ISBN 9781781792070. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=23100. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.23100. Dec 2014

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