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Customs And Cultures: Anthropology For Christian Missions

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Hardcover, 306 pages
Published July 1st 1975 by William Carey Library Publishers (first published 1954)
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Melissa
Oct 05, 2016 Melissa rated it it was ok
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The book is essentially a catalog of stories about tribal practices that seem odd to the modern Westerner and that often involve a clueless western missionary who doesn't understand what's going on. As these are things that the author has read or heard about but not observed, it's not clear how many of these anecdotes actually happened. The author does intersperse the tales with short reflections on how Christian missionaries should approach culture, but these do not go very deep. The author's p ...more
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A great book on cultural studies.
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