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Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« on: June 23, 2013, 02:37:59 AM »
Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
Edited by Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

Anyone familiar with this book? Thoughts on it?
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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2013, 06:42:54 PM »
On this board? Not likely.

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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2013, 04:38:13 AM »
 :-\   Well why not? Come on people, read!
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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2013, 05:17:08 AM »
:-\   Well why not? Come on people, read!

Can't be done. I'm illiterate.
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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2013, 07:40:44 AM »
A 392 page hardback, whose description on the University of California Press website is dense enough to require some digesting (It comes at USDollars 29.95 or £ 19.95 plus p and p). If I had the time it would interest me but time, concentration and the necessary reflexion are not what I can afford to give as an aged and infirm carer.

From reading the very lengthy description it would certainly be an interesting contribution and one that might raise the discussions of Christianity from its usual two dimensional default setting to something more three dimensional. At the same time provoking by turn readers of every and any Christian community, Eastern or Western.

Hope you find someone interested enough to explore this study with you.

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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2013, 08:37:43 AM »
Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
Edited by Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

Anyone familiar with this book? Thoughts on it?
Can you get it for free here or not:
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Eastern+Christians+in+Anthropological+Perspective.-a0270730973
I can't figure it out?

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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2013, 09:48:38 PM »
:-\   Well why not? Come on people, read!

So you changed your avatar to an ordinary picture of a monk?

A sense of perspective would be the death of over 99% of what's on this board. Doesn't sound to me like people here read books about perspective.

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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2013, 09:55:57 PM »
I wish I had the time to dedicate to serious reading.  By the time I finish a book, I've forgotten what it said in the beginning.

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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2013, 10:06:07 PM »
Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
Edited by Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

Anyone familiar with this book? Thoughts on it?
Can you get it for free here or not:
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Eastern+Christians+in+Anthropological+Perspective.-a0270730973
I can't figure it out?

That seems to just be a blurb/review? Unless I am missing a link...
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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2013, 10:07:24 PM »
So you changed your avatar to an ordinary picture of a monk?

My patron saint. I tend to change it every few weeks... or days :)

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A sense of perspective would be the death of over 99% of what's on this board.

Perhaps...
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Re: Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2013, 11:13:39 AM »
So you changed your avatar to an ordinary picture of a monk?

My patron saint. I tend to change it every few weeks... or days :)

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A sense of perspective would be the death of over 99% of what's on this board.

Perhaps...

Oh well. I'm glad you're back from hiatus, anyway.