Contemporary shamanisms in Norway: religion entrepreneurship, and politics

This text examines Sami shamanism in Norway as a uniquely distinctive local manifestation of a global new religious phenomenon. It takes the diversity and hybridity within shamanic practices seriously through case studies from a Norwegian setting and highlights the ethnic dimension of these currents...

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Main Author: Fonneland, Trude 1977-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2018
Further subjects:B Shamanism (Norway)
B Norway Religion
B Shamanism ; Norway
B Sami (European people) (Norway) Religion
B Sami (European people) ; Norway ; Religion
B Norway ; Religion
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780190678821
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Summary:This text examines Sami shamanism in Norway as a uniquely distinctive local manifestation of a global new religious phenomenon. It takes the diversity and hybridity within shamanic practices seriously through case studies from a Norwegian setting and highlights the ethnic dimension of these currents, through a particular focus on Sami versions of shamanism
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexPreviously issued in print: 2017Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:019069923X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190678821.001.0001