TITLE

The Religious Worldview of the Indigenous Population of the Northern Ob' as Understood by Christian Missionaries

AUTHOR(S)
Ablazhei, Anatoliy M.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
International Bulletin of Missionary Research;Jul2005, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p134
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the perceptions formed by Christian missionaries on the religious traditional worldview of the indigenous peoples of the Northern Ob' region in western Siberia. Legislation that accorded the indigenous peoples full freedom of religious belief; Constituent parts of the aboriginal religious consciousness distinguished by missionaries; Transformation to which the figure of St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker, the most popular Christian saint among both the Russian and the aboriginal populations of the area, was subjected through cross-cultural interaction.
ACCESSION #
17233642

 

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