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'Always been Christian': Mythic Conflation among the Oksapmin of Papua New Guinea

Macdonald, Fraser

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Across the world and throughout history, people have negotiated religious and social change by marshalling the mythological resources at their disposal. In cases of conversion to Christianity, this dynamic has often taken the form of constructing an isomorphism between traditional mythical narratives and those learned from the Bible, a manifestation of the process I here call �mythic conflation�. In this article I explore how the Oksapmin of the West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, have...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/30024
Source: Anthropological Forum
DOI: 10.1080/00664677.2014.886997

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