Amerindian Rebirth

Reincarnation Belief Among North American Indians and Inuit

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Alternative belief systems,
  • Anthropology,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Inuit,
  • History: American,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • North America,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes,
  • Social Science / Native American Studies,
  • Congresses,
  • Indian mythology,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Religion

Edition Notes

ContributionsAntonia Mills (Editor), Richard Slobodin (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages410
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7873727M
ISBN 10080207703X
ISBN 109780802077035

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The State, the Nation, and the Revaluing of Indigeneity in Trinidad and Tobago. By Maximilian C. Forte Department of Anthropology Adelaide University of Amerindian indigeneity as a device for creating a sense of local primordiality and of lecture and book published under the Royal Victoria Museum and the Historical Society ofFile Size: KB. The Amerindian Community is located in one of the most unspoiled rainforest regions left in this world. It has an estimated species of mammals, .   Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth Gananath Obeyesekere University of California Press Author: Harold Coward. JAINISM. Jainism is historically connected with the sramana tradition with which the earliest mentions of reincarnation are associated.[] In Jainism, the soul and matter are considered eternal, uncreated and perpetual. There is a constant interplay between the two, resulting in bewildering cosmic manifestations in material, psychic and emotional spheres around by: 2.

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Amerindian Rebirth opens with a foreword by Gananath Obeyesekere that contrasts North American and Hindu/Buddhist/Jain beliefs. The introduction gives an overview, and the first chapter summarizes the context, distribution, and variety of recorded belief.

All the papers chronicle some aspect of rebirth belief in a number of different cultures.5/5(1). Book Description: Amerindian Rebirth will further our understanding of concepts of self-identity, kinship, religion, cosmology, resiliency, and change among native Amerindian Rebirth book American peoples.

Amerindian Rebirth opens with a foreword by Gananath Obeyesekere that contrasts North American and Hindu/Buddhist/Jain beliefs. The introduction gives an overview, and the first chapter summarizes the context, distribution, and variety of recorded belief. All the papers chronicle some aspect of rebirth belief in a number of different cultures.4/5(1).

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Toronto: University Amerindian Rebirth book Press, xxiv+ pp. Tables, references, and index. $ pap'er (ISBN X). Amerindian Rebirth is both a major collection ofessays and probablyAuthor: Jennifer S.

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Preface In this book I examine three eschatologies that until now have not been put together in any kind of systematic comparative perspective: the rebirth doctrines of small-scale societies in various parts of the world, such as West Africa, Melanesia, the Northwest Coast Amerindians, and the Inuit (Eskimo); those in the Buddhist, Jaina, and other religions that flowered in the Price: $ Get this from a library.

Imagining karma: ethical transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek rebirth. [Gananath Obeyesekere] -- With Imagining Karma, Gananath Obeyesekere embarks on the very first comparison of rebirth concepts across a wide range of cultures.

Exploring in rich detail the beliefs of small-scale societies of. Imagining Karma, Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth. Herman. Imagining Karma, Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth.

By Gananath Obeyesekere. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. Obeyesekere thus begins his book with an elementary rebirth structure based on.

The closing chapters address the genesis and anthropological study of Amerindian reincarnation. In addition, the possibility of evidence for the actuality of rebirth is addressed. Amerindian Rebirth will further our understanding of concepts of self-identity, kinship, religion, cosmology, resiliency, and change among native North American peoples.

Antonia (Tonia) Mills is a professor in First Nations studies at the University of Northern British Columbia, current research interests include First Nations land claims, religion and law, and reincarnation met Ian Stevenson (professor and psychiatrist) in Vancouver in and was impressed with his reincarnation case : Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Fellowship.

The book I am now engaged in writing is tentatively entitled, Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist and Greek Rebirth and it starts off with the following methodological problem. Indological scholars have spent consid­ erable time and effort to show how the doctrines of karma and rebirth entered 5.

In this book I examine three eschatologies that until now have not been put together in any kind of systematic comparative perspective: the rebirth doctrines of small-scale societies in various parts of the world, such as West Africa, Melanesia, the Northwest Coast Amerindians, and the Inuit (Eskimo); those in the Buddhist, Jaina, and other religions that flowered in the Ganges.

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With Imagining Karma, Gananath Obeyesekere embarks on the very first comparison of rebirth concepts across a wide range of ing in rich detail the beliefs of small-scale societies of West Africa, Melanesia, traditional Siberia, Canada, and the northwest coast of North America, Obeyesekere compares their ideas with those of the ancient and modern Indic Cited by: Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth Book 14 With Imagining Karma, Gananath Obeyesekere embarks on the very first comparison of rebirth concepts across a wide range of cultures.

Amerindian rebirth: reincarnation belief among North American Indians and Inuit / edited by Antonia Mills and Richard Slobodin University of Toronto Press Toronto ; Buffalo Australian/Harvard Citation. Mills, Antonia Curtze. & Slobodin, Richard. & Canadian Anthropology Society.

Meeting ( Montreal, Quebec). Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth. Berkeley and London: University of California Press, xxix + pp.

$, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Nick Allen Published on H-Buddhism (October, ) Reincarnation Although the word does not appear in the ti‐. This book provides an in-depth look at spiritual experiences about which very little has been written.

Belief in reincarnation exists not only in India but in most small tribal societies throughout the world, including many Indian groups in North America. The stories and commentary presented here are well researched and drawn from anthropological records and other reliable sources of 5/5(1).

Amerindian Rebirth: Reincarnation Belief among North American Indians and Inuit by Mills, Antonia and Richard Slobodin (eds.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Paper bound, 1st edition, illustrated w/tables, extensively referenced, pp inc. index. Faint 'sale' stamp to side edge else new and unread in card covers. grams unpacked.

Amerindian Rebirth is both a major collection of essays and probably the best current reference work on Native North American beliefs about reincarnation. Of its sixteen articles, four are previously published; two of them (Slobodin's and Ian Stevenson's), however, include authors' afterthoughts updating their ideas on their research.

A substantive foreword by Gananath Author: Jennifer S. Brown. Equally oddly, Irwin attributes Amerindian reincarnation beliefs to observations of "the cyclical nature of the seasons and the regenerative power of nature" (p.

xvi), rather than to past-life memory and other signs, despite the evidence for the latter provided in Mills and Slobodin's () Amerindian Rebirth, which he cites later on. India’s Rebirth. This book presents Sri Aurobindo’s vision of India as it grew from his return from England in to his political days in the first decade of the century and finally to his forty-year-long withdrawal from public view during which he plunged into his ‘real work’ of evolutionary action.

Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth (Comparative Studies in Religion and Society #14) By Gananath Obeyesekere. University of California Press,pp.

Publication Date: Novem   That interested me enough to do a little research, whereupon I discovered a book called “Amerindian Rebirth: Reincarnation Belief Among North American Indians and Inuit.” It was published in by the University of Toronto Press, edited by two anthropologists, Antonia Mills and Richard Slobodin.