3 edition of Mentawei religious cult found in the catalog.
Mentawei religious cult
Edwin Meyer Loeb
|Statement||by Edwin M. Loeb ...|
|Series||University of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology., v. 25, no. 2, University of California publications., v. 25, no. 2.|
|LC Classifications||E51 .C15 vol. 25 no. 2|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p. l., p. -247.|
|Number of Pages||247|
|LC Control Number||a 29000128|
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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Excerpt from Mentawei Religious Cult The Mentawei islands lie degrees east of Greenwich, and extend from the equator 5 degrees south. They belong to a general group of islands lying west of Sumatra, of which Nias is the more important to the north, Engano to the south.
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Mentawei is composed of four islands strung together along Sumatra’s Westcoast and situated between the Batu Islands to the north and Enggano much further south.
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We love shows and books about cults, strict religious movements, and other fundamentalist groups, whether they’re well-researched exposés or fictional narratives. Insular movements are both. Mentawai (also known as Mentawei and Mentawi) people are the native people of the Mentawai Islands, in Siberut, about miles from West Sumatra province, live a semi-nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyle in the coastal and rainforest environments of the islands and are also one of the oldest tribes in Indonesia.
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