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Fear and faith of the Gajili tribespeople / by Doris Mae Bjorkman. [print]

By: Bjorkman, Doris Mae [author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: 1968. Description: ix, 123 leaves ; 29 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Religion | Papua New Guinea -- ReligionLOC classification: BV4070.B626.F437 1968BV4070.C68.B626.F437 1968COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
Basic orientation Questions posed Specific aim.
Background-- Informant sources.
Definition of Gajili terms Non-human spirits-pituholo Man's spirit-rijopu, akopu.
Responsibilities of shaman-maopu White magic-healing Black magic-sorcery Negative magic-taboo Power of magic-mana.
Initiation rite Death rite Legends.
Church situation Syncretism of beliefs Summary.
Summary Conclusions.
Dissertation note: Thesis M.A. Columbia Bible College, Columbia, South Carolina 1968.
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Thesis M.A. Columbia Bible College, Columbia, South Carolina 1968.

Introduction: Purpose of Thesis

Basic orientation Questions posed Specific aim.

Chapter 1: The Gajili People

Background-- Informant sources.

Chapter 2: Gajili Beliefs-Spirits

Definition of Gajili terms Non-human spirits-pituholo Man's spirit-rijopu, akopu.

Chapter 3: Gajili Beliefs-Magic

Responsibilities of shaman-maopu White magic-healing Black magic-sorcery Negative magic-taboo Power of magic-mana.

Chapter 4: Rites and Legends

Initiation rite Death rite Legends.

Chapter 5: Christo-Pagan Implications

Church situation Syncretism of beliefs Summary.

Chapter 6: Summary and Conclusions

Summary Conclusions.

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