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Old Colony Mennonites in Argentina and Bolivia [electronic resource] : nation making, religious conflict and imagination of the future / by Lorenzo Ca�n�as Bottos.

By: Ca�n�as Bottos, Lorenzo.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion in the Americas series: v. 7.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 216 p.).ISBN: 9789047430636 (electronic bk.); 9047430638 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Old Colony Mennonites | Mennonites -- Argentina | Argentina -- Religious life and customs | Mennonites -- Bolivia | Bolivia -- Religious life and customs | RELIGION -- Christianity -- Mennonite | Mennoniten | Soziale Integration | Schule | Desintegration (Soziologie) | Argentinien | Bolivien | Religion | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Old Colony Mennonites in Argentina and Bolivia.DDC classification: 289.7/82 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Tables; Preface: Arrival . . . and Departure; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One The transformations of community; Chapter Two Negotiating states, rejecting nations; Chapter Three Inter-colony dynamics; Chapter Four Articulations, connections and short-circuits; Chapter Five Careers in the faith; Chapter Six Scriptural practices; Chapter Seven The handling of dissenters; Conclusions; Glossary; References; Index;
Summary: This volume challenges received images of Old Colony Mennonites as 'living in the past' or perfect examples of community. Through the concept of the 'imagination of the future' this book presents an analysis of their historical transformations as the result of attempting to apply in practice their Christian ideals of building a community of believers in the world, while remaining separate from it. It argues that while they contributed to the territorialisation of the states that hosted them through their migrations from sixteenth-century Europe to late twentieth-century Latin America, they sys
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-209) and index.

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List of Tables; Preface: Arrival . . . and Departure; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One The transformations of community; Chapter Two Negotiating states, rejecting nations; Chapter Three Inter-colony dynamics; Chapter Four Articulations, connections and short-circuits; Chapter Five Careers in the faith; Chapter Six Scriptural practices; Chapter Seven The handling of dissenters; Conclusions; Glossary; References; Index;

This volume challenges received images of Old Colony Mennonites as 'living in the past' or perfect examples of community. Through the concept of the 'imagination of the future' this book presents an analysis of their historical transformations as the result of attempting to apply in practice their Christian ideals of building a community of believers in the world, while remaining separate from it. It argues that while they contributed to the territorialisation of the states that hosted them through their migrations from sixteenth-century Europe to late twentieth-century Latin America, they sys

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