Transforming Tradition in Eastern Taiwan: Bunun Incorporation of Christianity in their Spirit Relationships
This thesis investigates the history of religious beliefs and practices among the Bunun people of eastern Taiwan after their acceptance of Christianity at the end of the Second World War. I describe the process of Christianisation among the Bunun people, especially those who live in Hualien County, and investigate the role of Christianity in the development of Bunun identity in post-war and post-colonial Taiwan. Instead of seeing Christianity as a ‘missionary...[Show more]
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