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Nuer religion. by E. E. Evans-Pritchard

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Nuer (African people) -- Religion.

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LC ClassificationsBL2480.N7 E9
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21979438M
LC Control Number56-58065

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I have previously written two books on the Nuer, a cattle-herding people dwelling in the swamps and savannah of the southern Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: The Nuer.A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a Nilotic People was published in and Kinship and Marriage among the Nuer in The present volume, Nuer Religion, completes a study of the Nuer which began in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Evans-Pritchard, E.E. (Edward Evan), Nuer religion. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Get this from a library! Nuer religion. [E E Evans-Pritchard] -- A study of Nuer religion is a study of what they consider to be the nature of Spirit and of man's relation to it. I had previously spent many months among the Azande people of the Nile-Uelle divide. Publisher: Oxford: Clarendon Press Publication date: Subjects: Nuer (African people) -- Religion Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free.3/5(1).

The Concept of God in African Nuer Religion. By E. E. Evans-Pritchard (E.E. Evans-Pritchard () was professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford from until his retirement in His studies of the Nuer (pronounced Nu-er, with the . Nuer Religion. Doctrines: Nuer believe that God is the Spirit of the sky or the spirit who is in the sky (Kwoth nhial or Kwoth a nhial). There are other lesser spirits, some in the sky (of the above), some of the earth (of the below). Nuer believe in the coming of God through rain, lightening and thunder, and that the rainbow is the necklace. Nuer people spoke about their ‘grandparents’ religion’ (which sounds very much like what Evans-Pritchard () describes in Nuer Religion) than about their own connection with Christianity. Book Review: Nuer Religion by E. E. Evans-Pritchard Nuer Religion is a monograph on the religious and spiritual behavior and beliefs of the Nuer people of the southern Sudan. It was published in by the anthropologist E. E. Evans-Pritchard, based on practices observed and conversations with members of Nuer society during his year-long stay.

Nuer Religion book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Autor Religii Nuerów jest jednym z klasyków antropologii brytyjskiej. /5. Buy a cheap copy of Nuer Religion by Sir Edward E. Evans-Pritchard - A gently used book at a great low price. Free shipping in the US. Discount books. Let the stories live on. Affordable books. He also describes Nuer cosmology and religion in his books. Nuer Online indicates that, "Nuer (Nuäär) believes that God is the spirit of the sky or the spirit who is in the sky” Kuoth Nhial” (God in Heaven) the creator, but Nuers believe in the coming of God through rain, lightning and thunder, and that the rainbow is the necklace of God. This is the first major study of the Nuer based on primary research since Evans-Pritchard's classic Nuer Religion. It is also the first full-length historical study of indigenous African prophets operating outside the context of the world's main religions, and as such builds onEvans-Pritchard's pioneering work in promoting collaboration and dialogue between the disciplines of anthropology and.