The Anthropology of Protestantism: Faith and Crisis among Scottish Fishermen

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Springer, Jun 19, 2013 - Social Science - 244 pages
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Through his ethnographic study of the fishermen and their religious beliefs, Webster speaks to larger debates about religious radicalism, materiality, economy, language, and the symbolic. These debates also call into question assumptions about the decline of religion in modern industrial societies.
 

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Contents

Introduction Gamrie Words Signs
1
Part I Gamrie
28
Part II Words
73
Part III Signs
153
Notes
223
Bibliography
226
Index
237
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Joseph Webster is Isaac Newton- Graham Robertson Research Fellow in Social Anthropology and Sociology at Downing College, University of Cambridge, UK.