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Mentawei religious cult

Edwin Meyer Loeb

Mentawei religious cult

by Edwin Meyer Loeb

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edwin M. Loeb ...
    SeriesUniversity of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology -- v. 25, no. 2, University of California publications -- v. 25, no. 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE51 .C15 vol. 25, no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., p. [185]-247.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24899601M
    LC Control Number29000128
    OCLC/WorldCa3148225

    The s cult started out as an anti-establishment hippie movement, but quickly veered off into the horrific territory of sexual predation on minors. The cult also forced some female members into prostitution. The group eventually disbanded years later when an epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases infected a large percentage of the community.   Mentawai religion (e.g., shamanism) was for all purposes outlawed, and police stripped practicing shamans (sikerei) of their medicine bundles, sacred objects, loincloths, and their long hair. Sadly, Mentawai shamans, the keepers of the rain forest and their peoples, were denied their basic human rights; even when these abuses occurred under the.

    E. M. Loeb, Mentawei social organization, in American Anthropologist, new ser., 30 () p. onwards; by the same author Shaman and Seer, ibidem 31 (), p. 60 onwards; by the same author, Mentawei religious cult, in University of California publications in Americ. anthropol. and ethnol, 25 (), p. onwards; by the same author. I f you truly want to make someone look bad these days, call the group or church to which they belong a cult! Instantly, that person or group is identified with David Koresh and the Branch Davidians, Jim Jones and the People's Temple, or Marshall Applewhite and Heaven's Gate—a few of the most notorious and contemporary examples of destructive “cults” in America.

    Many now see parallels between religious cults and some ostensibly non-religious groups. These groups may be therapeutic, economic, corporate, or political in character, but they share tendencies with religious cults, including unquestioning commitment to charismatic leaders, punishment of dissent, mind-altering practices and rituals, and. Although many Mentawai still practice Jarayak, most shamans will say they are Christian, to avoid the possibility of violence against them and their families. Though Islam arrived in Indonesia a decade after the Christian missionaries, it may soon surpass Christianity in total number of converts; church-run schools begin influencing children early.


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