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Melanesians and Missionaries

An Ethnohistorical Study of Social and Religious Change in the Southwest Pacific

by Darrell L. Whiteman

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Christian Ministry - Missions,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Missions & Missionary Work,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan Richard Tippett (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages559
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8756349M
    ISBN 101579109616
    ISBN 109781579109615
    OCLC/WorldCa52913303

    The Mota language served as a significant area of exchange and cooperation for missionaries and Melanesians—both missionaries and local clergy had to invest substantial time in learning Mota, as it was the "official language" of the Melanesian Church. Early Christian missionaries usually mistook mana as something evil, which it was not. The best early explanation of mana was provided by Anglican missionary Rev. R. H. Codrington in his The Melanesians: Studies in Their Anthropology and Folklore ().

      Small populations of Melanesians -- among the most genetically diverse people on the planet -- have significant differences in their mitochondrial DNA that can be . Outline of the Book. This book is primarily divided by place. The chapters on each of the islands where the project took place will involve a discussion of kastom as it likely appeared in the decades leading up to the arrival of the missionaries, based on missionary accounts, early ethnographies, and contemporary social memories. Of course these interpretations of kastom are limited by the.

    Marists and Melanesians: a history of Catholic missions in the Solomon Islands. Hugh Laracy. University Press of Hawaii, - Religion - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book Laracy Lebel Lemanmanu lotu M.E.O. Papers Makira Malaita Marau Marching Rule Marist Brothers Melanesian Methodist mission stations missionaries Montauban months.   The Melanesians: studies in their anthropology and folklore by Codrington, Robert Henry. Publication date Topics Ethnology -- Melanesia, Melanesians -- Folklore Publisher Oxford: Clarendon Press Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English. 26 52Pages:


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Melanesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Melanesia. From northwest to southeast, the islands form an arc that begins with New Guinea (the western half of which is called Papua and is part of Indonesia, and the eastern half of which comprises the independent country of Papua New Guinea) and continues through.

Darrell L. Whiteman is the author of Melanesians and Missionaries ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), World Mission In The Wesleyan S 4/5(1). The history of the Melanesian mission. Armstrong. Preview this book Baptism Hugo JOHN COLERIDGE PATTESON journey Kalekona Kohimarama labour lads Lakona landed Lister Kaye Maewo Malanta Mano Wadrokal Melanesians Merelava Mission Mota Motlav natives Nengone Norfolk Island Nukapu ordained Palmer party Penny prayer Pritt Raga reef.

[1 The Story of the Melanesian Mission. Native Method of Catching Rainwater from Trees [2] The Artificial Islands. THE ARTIFICIAL ISLANDS (which form the subject of the illustration on our cover) are a specially interesting feature of Mala or Malaita--one of the largest of the Solomon Islands group.

Blonde-haired Melanesian youth from the Solomon Islands, South Pacific. The Solomon Islands are a chain of seven large and many smaller islands from northwest to southeast over 1, km.

They are volcanic, mountainous, and heavily forested. The area ( square km) is divided into nine provinces: Melanesians in kayak with their catch, Santa Author: Kwekudee. Book - Melanesians and Missionaries: An Ethnohistorical Study of Social and Religious Change in the Southwest Pacific - Solomon Islands Encyclopaedia,NAME is a biographical, bibliographical and archival database of SUBJECT with links to related articles and images.

Recently The Disorder of Things ran a forum on my book, The Black Pacific. After an initial post by myself, Heloise Weber (University of Queensland), Sankaran Krishna (University of Hawai'i), Ajay Parasram (Carleton University), and Olivia Rutazibwa (University of Portsmouth) provided commentary and critique, and then I finished the forum with my response.

READINGS OF MISSIONARY NARRATIVES ON MELANESIANS 39 White's book is impressive testimony to anthropology's recent admission of mainstream Melanesian Christianity as a proper topic for ethnography, neces-sarily historicized.

Yet old prejudices die hard: the endeavors of White and oth. The Melanesian Mission UK was established in Today we continue to support the Anglican Church of Melanesia through an annual grant of £40, together with contributions to other projects including water and sanitation works, training courses, education and health facilities.

Melanesian Journal of Theology () 12 When the missions started here, the science of cultural anthropology was hardly in existence. The reports of travellers, colonial officers, and missionaries were, with a few exceptions, amateur works, which, however well-intentioned, often conveyed a misleading and partial picture of the people.

The missionaries included: Bishop John Coleridge Patteson;; Percy Temple Williams (born 19 March ; died 12 October ) who was active in the mission from - in the Melanesian Mission in Queensland, Australian; in the Guadalcanal diocese of Melanesia.; Richard Cuthbert Rudgard (born 28 December ;died 19 April ): During World War Two a Chaplain to the Forces (mentioned in.

Melanesians are the predominant and indigenous inhabitants of Melanesia, in a wide area from Maluku Islands and New Guinea to as far east as the islands of Vanuatu and speak either one of the many languages of the Austronesian language family, especially ones in the Oceanic branch, or from one of the many unrelated families of Papuan languages.POLYNESIAN MISSIONS IN MELANESIA - From Samoa, Cook Islands and Tonga to Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia by CROCOMBE, R.

& M. (editors) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at : Paperback.Eliza Susanna Armstrong provides a detailed history of the Melanesian Mission from to This region includes what is today Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.

My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of this book for digitisation. This title is in the public domain.