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Circulating Matters of Belief: Engendering Marian Movements during the Bougainville crisis

Hermkens, Anna-Karina

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This chapter focuses on the circulation and appropriation of transnational Marian objects and beliefs during the Bougainville conflict (1989-1999). I show how circulation drove the formation of new religious movements, and how ritual elements were appropriated into secessionist protests and practices of resistance, as well as in local peace efforts. By following these paths of circulation, the fluidity of religious beliefs across boundaries of nation state and community come to the fore,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36392
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2932-2-10

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