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Looking Back, Moving Forward: Transformation and Ethical Practice in the Gh…

How do Ghanaian Pentecostals resolve the contradictions of their own faith while remaining faithful to their religious identity? Bringing together the anthropology of Christianity and the anthropology of ethics, Girish Daswani’s Looking Back, Moving Forward investigates the compromises with the past that members of Ghana’s Church of Pentecost make in order to remain committed Christians.

Even as church members embrace the break with the past that comes from being “born-again,” many…

Looking Back Moving Forward

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Girish Daswani | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9781442626584
ISBN 13 : 1442626585

Looking Back, Moving Forward investigates the embodied practices, interpersonal relationships, and moments of self-reflection in the lives of members of the Church of Pentecost in ..

Key Debates In Anthropology

Pub Date : 2003-12-16 | Author : Tim Ingold | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134748839
ISBN 13 : 1134748833

Every year, leading social anthropologists meet to debate a motion at the heart of current theoretical developments in their subject and this book includes the first six of these d..

The Ethics Of Altruism

Pub Date : 2004-02-19 | Author : Jonathan Seglow | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135754891
ISBN 13 : 1135754896

'The chief problem of human life', wrote Auguste Comte, 'is the subordination of egoism to altruism.' This collection examines the nature and value of altruism as a moral virtue, r..

Statistical Disclosure Control

Pub Date : 2012-07-05 | Author : Anco Hundepool | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118348215
ISBN 13 : 1118348214

A reference to answer all your statistical confidentiality questions. This handbook provides technical guidance on statistical disclosure control and on how to approach the problem..

Apostolic Networks In Britain

Pub Date : 2007-06-01 | Author : William K. Kay | Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781556354809
ISBN 13 : 1556354800

Apostolic networks link congregations together through personal relationships. They center around apostolic figures who have the ability to mobilize resources, make rapid decisions..

Advanced Sensors For Safety And Security

Pub Date : 2013-07-30 | Author : Ashok Vaseashta | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9789400770034
ISBN 13 : 9400770030

This book results from a NATO Advanced Research Workshop titled “Technological Innovations in CBRNE Sensing and Detection for Safety, Security, and Sustainability” held in Yere..

Forecasting The Health Of Elderly Populations

Pub Date : 2012-12-06 | Author : Kenneth G. Manton | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781461393320
ISBN 13 : 1461393329

Models to forecast changes in mortality, morbidity, and disability in elderly populations are essential to national and state policies for health and welfare programs. This volume ..

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