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An anthropological analysis of the beliefs and practices of the Spiritual Baptists (Shouters) on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. Glazier describes the group's myths and systems of belief as well as its prominent symbols and rituals. He also looks at the religion in light of its social, economic, political, and geographic conditions, with special attention to leadership decisions.
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Stephen D. Glazier studied anthropology at Princeton University and the University of Connecticut (Ph.D.,1981). He has conducted research in the Caribbean since 1976. Currently, he serves as a professor of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska.Review:
"Dr. Glazier's observations of leadership in the Spiritual Baptist movement is probably the greatest contribution to our knowledge of the movement." -- Leonard Barrett, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion
"This study is particularly valuable in that it makes clear how the author's findings are influenced both by historical changes and by his own distinctive approach." -- Professor Erika Bourguignon, The Journal of Psychoanalytic Anthropology
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