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Introduction From the early eighteenth century, the Maroons, runaways from British colonial slavery in Jamaica, were perceived as freedom fighters. They won concessions from the British military in a historic treaty of 1738, but they have a chequered history because of the role they played in

In: International Journal of Public Theology

. Zu den frühen Siedlern gehörten Niederländer, Engländer, Franzosen, Deutsche und sephardische Juden, dazu kamen Sklaven aus unterschiedlichen Regionen Afrikas, die auf den Plantagen arbeiteten oder im Urwald Gemeinschaften entlaufener Sklaven (Maroons) gegründet hatten. Menschen afrikanischer

292 Reviews VAN VELZEN, H. U. E. Thoden, and VAN WETERING, W., The Great Father and the Danger. Religious cults, material forces, and collective fan- tasies in the world of the Surinamese Maroons, Dordrecht, The Netherlands/Providence U.S.A., Floris Publications, 1988, xiv, 451 pp., Dfl. 45, 90

In: Journal of Religion in Africa

keen to know more about the conference and work in the United States on Religious Liberty issues, please contact Michael Roan of the Tandem Project in Minneapolis (mroan@maroon.tc.unm.edu). University of Tennessee, Knoxville CONFERENCE REPORTS RELIGION AND LOCALITY 8-10 SEPTEMBER 1998 DEPARTMENT OF

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

examined (rhackett@utk.edu). Also, for anyone keen to know more about the conference and work in the United States on Religious Liberty issues, please contact Michael Roan of the Tandem Project in Minneapolis (mroan@maroon.tc.unm.edu). University of Tennessee, Knoxville CONFERENCE REPORTS RELIGION AND

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

include the famous maroon-framed Disaster Prevention Center (Bōsai Sentā 防災センター) of Minami Sanriku 南三陸 in Miyagi prefecture, upon the roof of which ten people survived by clambering up an antennae to find refuge from the tsunami, and a solitary pine tree, referred to as the “miracle pine” ( kiseki ippon

In: Journal of Religion in Japan

Africans and of Carib Indians who shared the island of St. Vincent in the Caribbean. The African presence on St. Vincent derived from Carib raids on Puerto Rico, from survivors of slaver shipwrecks near the island, and from the arrival of fleeing maroons from neighboring Barbados. Even as Africans adopted

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

(published by Hebrew University's Institute of Archaeology), and even the library-rebinding-maroon of the report of some earlier excavations at Sepphoris, Leroy Waterman's Preliminary Re- port of the University of Michigan Excavations at Sepphoris, Palestine, 1931 (1937). Meiron's size is on par with other

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

Salt Eaters , based in traditional African healing practices and cosmology. The Salt Eaters , similar to Marshall’s Praisesong , is situated in the South Carolina Sea islands. With its past history of resisting enslaved African who set up their own maroon colonies, the Sea Islands is known as a major

In: Passages

chartreuse 86.67 -23.01 35.76 86.67 -9.40 47.24 10 turquoise 75.88 -55.24 17.80 75.88 -58.97 28.35 11 peach 82.43 15.45 37.78 82.43 51.53 41.23 12 violet 40.72 55.79 -20.74 40.72 61.58 -41.96 13 magenta 53.36 81.16 25.71 53.36 161.38 8.41 14 tan 82.97 1.69 25.26 82.97 22.06 28.64 15 maroon 43.79 60.35 36

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture