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Waiting for the Day: Globalisation and Apocalypticism in Central New Ireland

Eves, Richard


Through an exploration of some of the negotiations occurring in the cultural sphere of religion, I problematise the term globalisation, challenge some of the assumptions that have been made about it, and argue that, in a particular sense, it has become a two‐way process. Taking the case of the experience of the 1997–98 drought on the Lelet Plateau in central New Ireland, I examine the manner in which the concepts and beliefs of premillennialist Pentecostal Christianity engage with the local....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Oceania
DOI: 10.1002/j.1834-4461.2000.tb02728.x


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