Religion and Retributive Logic : Essays in Honour of Professor Garry W. Trompf.

A tribute to Garry Winston Trompf (b.1940) with critical discussion of his work in relation to the religions of Oceania, millenarianism, payback.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Trompf, G. W.
Other Authors: Cusack, Carole M., Hartney, Christopher.
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden : BRILL, 2009.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Numen Book Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Religion and Retributive Logic
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Tribute
  • In Memoriam
  • Part One: Melanesia
  • Jakarta and Jayapura: the Dialogue of Religions and 'Papua, Land of Peace'
  • Working Out of Two Mindsets: Critical Methodology and PNG Village Traditional Ways
  • A Samo Theology of Mediumship: A Case Study of Local Theologising and Global Reflection
  • Dema as Religious Symbol in Papua New Guinea
  • Cargo Cults and Cognitive Science: The Dynamics of Creativity and Repetition in the Pomio Kivung
  • Placing and Dis-Placing the Dead
  • Part Two: Ancient World
  • Towards an Understanding of Mani's Religious Development and the Archaeology of Manichaean Identity
  • Some Duties and Responsibilities of a Bishop(?) in Late Antique Egypt
  • Per Saturam or Performance? Seneca's Initium Saeculi Felicissimi: Ritual Hilarity and Millennial Closure in the Apocolocyntosis
  • Consequences of Bilingualism in Paul's Letters
  • Part Three: Philosophical and Methodological Considerations
  • The Religious Thought of Francis Bacon
  • Rudolf Otto, the East and Religious Inclusivism
  • The Theme of Conversion in Sartre's Early Ethics
  • Approaches to the Problem of Dualism in Heidegger and Indian Yogacara Buddhism
  • Part Four: Historiography
  • 'And End History. And Go to the Stars': Terence McKenna and 2012
  • Cyborgs and Chakras: Intersubjectivity in Scientific and Spiritual Somatechnics
  • Religious Studies in New Zealand: A Wrong Direction?
  • Religion, Sexuality and Retribution: Placing the 'Other' in Sydney
  • Contributors
  • Index.