Native Americans, Christianity, and the reshaping of the American religious landscape

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Missions -- History,
  • Indians of North America -- Religion,
  • Missionaries -- United States -- History,
  • Christianity and culture -- United States -- History

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Statementedited by Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas ; foreword by Michelene Pesantubbee.
ContributionsMartin, Joel W., 1956-, Nicholas, Mark A.
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LC ClassificationsE98.M6 N38 2010
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxiii, 325p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24110035M
ISBN 109780807834060, 9780807871454
LC Control Number2010006641

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Mary Quarterly, 31 (),Silverman, David J., “Indian Missionaries and Religious Translation - Creating Wampanoag Christianity in Seventeenth-Century Martha's Vineyard”, William and Mary Quarterly, 62 (), Spalding, Henry S., “The Ethnologic Value of the Jesuit Relations” American Journal of Sociology, 34 (), Steckley, John “The Warrior and the Lineage.

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Salisbury, Neal. "Religious Encounters in a Colonial Context: New England and New France in the Seventeenth Century," American Indian Quarterly 16 (): Treat, James. Native and Christian: Indigenous Voices on Religious Identity in the United States and Canada.

New York: Routledge, He died later on. “To Become a Chosen People: The Missionary Work and Missionary Spirit of the Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians, ” In Native Americans, Christian Missionaries, and the Reshaping of Early America’s Religious Landscape, edited by Joel W.

Martin and Mark Nicholas, Chapel Hill: University North Carolina Press, In Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape (pp. The University of North Carolina Press.

The University of North Carolina Press. The Catholic rosary, gendered practice, and female power in French-Indian spiritual encounters. Emma Anderson is a Canadian professor teaching sincein the Faculty of Arts Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa located in Canada's capital Ottawa, is the author of two books.

Her area of expertise focuses on relations between Indigenous and Catholic cultures from the early seventeenth century.

Martin, Joel W., and Mark Nicholas, eds. Native Americans, Christian Missionaries, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Save Citation» Export Citation» E-mail Citation». Over the last few years, I have been seeking out theological works by Native American authors.

This is in part because I work with Native American college students, but also because I find the perspective of these authors to be refreshing, compelling, and convicting.

Here are a few of my favorites. Living in Color: Embracing God’s Passion for Ethnic Diversity by Randy Woodley. Many native Christians accomplish this identification without abandoning or rejecting native religious traditions." Thus, the appearance of native hymn traditions, for example, has helped many tribes to maintain the cultural and spiritual power of language and belief according to traditional ways.

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Most black Christians and about half of all African Americans (53%) are associated with historically black Protestant churches, according to the study. Deities and Spirits. Native American religions often honor a vast array of deities. Some of these are creator gods, others are tricksters, deities of the hunt, and gods and goddesses of term “Great Spirit” is applied often in Native American spirituality, to refer to the concept of an all-encompassing power.

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From the time of the first encounters of Native peoples and Christians, America has been challenged by the facts and tensions of religious difference. Never before, however, has the challenge of understanding been as great as it is today.British Empire,” in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of Early America’s Religious Landscape, Mark A.

Nicholas & Joel Martin, eds. (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, ), “Reading the Hermit’s Manuscript: The Female American and Female Robinsonades.”.

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