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Greater than 1 / 4 of the world's religions are to be present in the areas of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, jointly known as Oceania. The Religions of Oceania is the 1st e-book to collect up to date details at the nice and altering number of conventional religions within the Pacific region. The booklet additionally bargains with indigenous Christianity and its vast impression around the area, and contains new non secular pursuits generated by means of the responses of indigenous peoples to colonists and missionaries, the simplest identified of those being the `Cargo Cults' of Melanesia.
The authors current an intensive and available exam of the interesting range of spiritual practices within the quarter, analysing new non secular advancements, and provideing transparent interpretative instruments and a mine of data to aid the scholar greater comprehend the world's most complicated ethnologic tapestry.

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