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ryans [The politics of syncretism and antisyncretism]
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ryans [Theories of culture and culture contact]
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 * Diffusionism and historical particularism * Diffusionism and historical particularism
-    ​* Diffusionism:​ Cultural traits or patterns are invented and established in one culture, and then spread to other cultures, leading the recipients to change.  +  ​* Diffusionism:​ Cultural traits or patterns are invented and established in one culture, and then spread to other cultures, leading the recipients to change. 
-    * Franz Boas (1940, 281): "Each cultural group has its own unique history, dependent partly upon the peculiar inner development of the social group, and partly upon the foreign influences to which it has been subjected."​ (Boas 1940 [1929], 286) +  * Franz Boas (1940, 281): "Each cultural group has its own unique history, dependent partly upon the peculiar inner development of the social group, and partly upon the foreign influences to which it has been subjected."​ (Boas 1940 [1929], 286) 
 * Creolization * Creolization
-    ​* Creole languages, e.g. Haitian //kreol//, Jamaican //patois//, etc.  +  ​* Creole languages, e.g. Haitian //kreol//, Jamaican //patois//, etc. 
-    * Ulf Hannerz: creole languages : "​creole"​ cultures +  * Ulf Hannerz: creole languages : "​creole"​ cultures 
-    * The creolization of culture creates a new culture. Is it a "​modern"​ culture? Why or why not?+  * The creolization of culture creates a new culture. Is it a "​modern"​ culture? Why or why not? 
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 ## Syncretic religions ## ## Syncretic religions ##
  
-  ​* What are some examples of religions based on syncretism?  +* What are some examples of religions based on syncretism?  
-  * Is the Twelve Tribes a syncretic religion?  +* Is the Twelve Tribes a syncretic religion?  
-  * Is the Horizon Christian Fellowship?  +* Is the Horizon Christian Fellowship?  
-  * Is Christianity itself syncretic?  +* Is Christianity itself syncretic?  
-  * What if there are syncretic religions but we do not label them that way? Why wouldn'​t we?+* What if there are syncretic religions but we do not label them that way? Why wouldn'​t we?
  
 ## The term '​syncretism'​ ## ## The term '​syncretism'​ ##
  
-  ​* Alliance +* Alliance 
-  * Political union +* Political union 
-  * Mutual recognition of sacraments +* Mutual recognition of sacraments 
-  * Borrowing, corruption, acculturation,​ transition...+* Borrowing, corruption, acculturation,​ transition... 
  
 ## The politics of syncretism and antisyncretism ## ## The politics of syncretism and antisyncretism ##
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