Divinity and Experience: The Religion of the Dinka / Edition 1

Divinity and Experience: The Religion of the Dinka / Edition 1

by R. G. Lienhardt, Godfrey Lienhardt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198234058

ISBN-13: 9780198234050

Pub. Date: 11/28/1987

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Originally published in 1961, this study of the religion of Southern Sudan's Dinka people is now considered a minor classic of social anthropology. Lienhardt examines the complex meanings of divine imagery and relates these to the Dinkas' experience of life and death. From the role of priests to the translation of hymns, prayers, and myths, Lienhardt provides an

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Originally published in 1961, this study of the religion of Southern Sudan's Dinka people is now considered a minor classic of social anthropology. Lienhardt examines the complex meanings of divine imagery and relates these to the Dinkas' experience of life and death. From the role of priests to the translation of hymns, prayers, and myths, Lienhardt provides an unparalleled analysis and interpretation of this people and their religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198234050
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1987
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

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