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dc.creatorBoylston, Tom
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-08T20:45:32Z
dc.date.available2021-04-08T20:45:32Z
dc.date.created2018
dc.identifier.isbn9780520968974
dc.identifier.otherhttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/27683
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12010/18607
dc.description.abstractThe Stranger at the Feast is a pathbreaking ethnographic study of one of the world’s oldest and least-understood religious traditions. Based on long-term ethnographic research on the Zege peninsula in northern Ethiopia, Tom Boylston tells the story of how people have understood large-scale religious change by following local transformations in hospitality, ritual prohibition, and feeding practices. Ethiopia has undergone radical upheaval in the transition from the imperial era of Haile Selassie to the modern secular state, but the secularization of the state has been met with the widespread revival of popular religious practice. For Orthodox Christians in Zege, everything that matters about religion comes back to how one eats and fasts with others. Boylston shows how practices of feeding and avoidance have remained central even as their meaning and purpose have dramatically changed from a means of marking class distinctions within Orthodox society to a marker of the difference between Orthodox Christians and other religions within the contemporary Ethiopian state.spa
dc.format.extent194 páginasspa
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfspa
dc.language.isoengspa
dc.publisherUniversity of California Pressspa
dc.subjectAnthropology of christianityspa
dc.subjectRitualspa
dc.subjectMediationspa
dc.titleThe Stranger at the Feast : Prohibition and Mediation in an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Communityspa
dc.subject.lembAntropología de la religiónspa
dc.subject.lembEtnologíaspa
dc.subject.lembMeditaciónspa
dc.rights.accessrightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessspa
dc.rights.localAbierto (Texto Completo)spa
dc.identifier.doi10.1525/luminos.44
dc.type.coarhttp://purl.org/coar/resource_type/c_2f33spa
dc.rights.creativecommonshttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


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