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The Invention of Prophecy: Continuity and Meaning in Hopi Indian Religion
Armin Geertz corrects what he sees as basic American and European tendencies to misrepresent non-Western cultures. Carefully documenting the historical role of prophecy in Hopi Indian religion, Geertz shows how prophecies about the end of the world have been created by the Hopi Traditionalist Movement and used by non-Indian movements, cults, and interest groups. Many of th ...more
Hardcover, 530 pages
Published July 13th 1994 by University of California Press
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