The Resource Prophecy in cross-cultural perspective : a sourcebook for Biblical researchers, Thomas W. Overholt

Prophecy in cross-cultural perspective : a sourcebook for Biblical researchers, Thomas W. Overholt

Label
Prophecy in cross-cultural perspective : a sourcebook for Biblical researchers
Title
Prophecy in cross-cultural perspective
Title remainder
a sourcebook for Biblical researchers
Statement of responsibility
Thomas W. Overholt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Overholt, Thomas W.
Index
index present
LC call number
BL633
LC item number
.O88 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prophets
  • Prophecy
  • Prophètes
  • Prophétie
  • Prophecy
  • Prophets
  • Profetieën
Label
Prophecy in cross-cultural perspective : a sourcebook for Biblical researchers, Thomas W. Overholt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [343]-363
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Introduction: Prophecy in cross-cultural perspective -- Points-of-view on the prophets -- Methodological considerations -- Terminology -- Categories of comparison -- II. Texts -- A. The Americas -- An insider's view of the dynamics of Shamanism -- Contacting the spirits in the shaking tent -- The Yuqipi cult among contemporary Sioux -- Navajo diagnosticians -- Handsome Lake: the intermediary as founder of a new religion -- Wovoka, the Indian "Messiah," and the Ghost Dance of 1890 -- Consulting the spirits at an Umbanda Center -- B. The Arctic -- Siberian Shamanism -- Shamanism among the North American Eskimo -- C. Africa -- Two Nuer prophets and their pyramid -- Spirit mediums among the Shona -- D. India -- Spirit possession and its mythic prototype -- Hill Saora shamans and their tutelaries -- E. The Pacific -- Kamoai, "canoe" of the Goddess Jari -- The community designates a "cargo prophet" -- III. The sociology of storytelling and the transmission and preservaton of the intermediary's words -- Oral tradition and the Old Testament prophets -- The sociology of storytelling -- The development of the Handsome Lake -- Tradition: A case study -- Texts -- IV. Anthropological materials and the Testamentment -- Some anthropological perspectives on Old Testament prophecy -- Concluding thoughts on method
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 368 pages
Isbn
9780891309017
Lccn
85019590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)12418875
Label
Prophecy in cross-cultural perspective : a sourcebook for Biblical researchers, Thomas W. Overholt
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [343]-363
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Introduction: Prophecy in cross-cultural perspective -- Points-of-view on the prophets -- Methodological considerations -- Terminology -- Categories of comparison -- II. Texts -- A. The Americas -- An insider's view of the dynamics of Shamanism -- Contacting the spirits in the shaking tent -- The Yuqipi cult among contemporary Sioux -- Navajo diagnosticians -- Handsome Lake: the intermediary as founder of a new religion -- Wovoka, the Indian "Messiah," and the Ghost Dance of 1890 -- Consulting the spirits at an Umbanda Center -- B. The Arctic -- Siberian Shamanism -- Shamanism among the North American Eskimo -- C. Africa -- Two Nuer prophets and their pyramid -- Spirit mediums among the Shona -- D. India -- Spirit possession and its mythic prototype -- Hill Saora shamans and their tutelaries -- E. The Pacific -- Kamoai, "canoe" of the Goddess Jari -- The community designates a "cargo prophet" -- III. The sociology of storytelling and the transmission and preservaton of the intermediary's words -- Oral tradition and the Old Testament prophets -- The sociology of storytelling -- The development of the Handsome Lake -- Tradition: A case study -- Texts -- IV. Anthropological materials and the Testamentment -- Some anthropological perspectives on Old Testament prophecy -- Concluding thoughts on method
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 368 pages
Isbn
9780891309017
Lccn
85019590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)12418875

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