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The Perfect Christian. An analysis of paradoxical aspects of charismatic christianity in the U.S.
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-26)
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Negotiating World Views: Christian Koyas and their Environment
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
The thesis centres around a number of conversion stories that were related to me by Christian Koyas, most of them newly converted. While primarily attempting to understand their motivations for turning to Christianity, the ...
The virtuous woman and the holy nation: Femininity in the context of Pentecostal Christianity in Vanuatu
In this paper I connect an anthropology of Christianity to an anthropology of the body and an anthropology of the nation. I try to achieve this by looking at changing notions of femininity in the Pentecostal context of ...
To Be in the World But Not of It: American Evangelicals and the Dilemmas of Being Christian in a Secular World
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-22)
In this thesis I explore how evangelical Christians in two different churches in the US relate to the society they live in, which they regard as secular. I will give insight to their narratives on how they see their lives ...
The morality of mweki: Performing sexuality in the ‘Islands of Love’
Trobriand dance is a key cultural expression and a means of communicating subjectivity in a number of ways: it expresses aspects of kinship, gender, morality, and ideas about modernity and primitivity. In a region with a ...