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China and the True JesusCharisma and Organization in a Chinese Christian Church

China and the True Jesus: Charisma and Organization in a Chinese Christian Church

Melissa Wei-Tsing Inouye

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190923464
eISBN:
9780190923495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923464.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, World Religions

This book examines the dynamic between charisma and organization in the history of the True Jesus Church, China’s first major native church, in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The True ... More

Possessed by the VirginHinduism, Roman Catholicism, and Marian Possession in South India

Possessed by the Virgin: Hinduism, Roman Catholicism, and Marian Possession in South India

Kristin C. Bloomer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190615093
eISBN:
9780190615123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615093.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, History of Christianity

This book is an ethnographic account of three Roman Catholic women in contemporary Tamil Nadu, south India, who claim to be possessed by Mary, the mother of Jesus. It follows their lives over more ... More

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