vii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Signifying (on) Scriptures.
"This volume originated as an organized conference session at the 2006 American Anthropological Association Meetings in San Jose, California"--P. vii.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Encountering biblicism /James S. Bielo The trouble with good news : Scripture and charisma in Northern Ireland /Liam D. Murphy "In the beginning" : a chapter from the living testament of Rastafari /John W. Pulis "The man is the head" : evangelical discourse and the construction of masculinities in a Tzotzil village /Akesha Baron The Word of God and "our words" : the Bible and translation in a Mam Maya conext /C. Mathews Samson How Q'eqchi'-Maya Catholics become legitimate interpreters of the Bible : two models of religious authority in sermons /Eric Hoenes del Pinal "We are Anglicans, they are the Church of England" : uses of Scripture in the Anglican crisis /Rosamond C. Rodman Chinese American Christian women of New England : transformation and continuity in inter-generational narratives of living in Christ /Erika A. Muse The bones restored to life : dialogue and dissemination in the Vineyard's dialectic of text and presence /Jon Bialecki Textual ideology, textual practice : evangelical Bible reading in group study /James S. Bielo Revolve, the bibelzine : a transevangelical text /Susan Harding Understanding the Bible's influence /Brian Malley The social life of the Bible /Simon Coleman.