|aBecoming sinners :|bChristianity and moral torment in a Papua New Guinea society /|cby Joel Robbins.
|aBerkeley, Calif. :|bUniversity of California Press,|cc2004.
|axxvii, 383 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aEthnographic studies in subjectivity ;|v4
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 351-376) and index.
|aPart one : becoming sinners -- From salt to the law : contact and the early colonial period -- Christianity and the colonial transformation of regional relations -- Revival, second stage conversion, and the localization of the Urapmin Church -- Part two : living in sin -- Contemporary Urapmin in millennial time and space -- Willfulness, lawfulness, and Urapmin morality -- Desire and its discontents : free time and Christian morality -- Rituals of redemption and technologies of the self -- Millennialism and the contest of values -- Christianity, cultural change, and the moral life of the hybrid.
|aChristianity|zPapua New Guinea|zUrapmin.
|aUrapmin (Papua New Guinea)|xReligious life and customs.