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Whispers and Vanities

Samoan Indigenous Knowledge and Religion

by Tamasailau M. Suaalii-Sauni
Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Tupuola Tufuga Efi

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This collection of essays and selected poetry responds to an address on Samoan religious culture given by Samoa's Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Tupuola Tufuga Efi, to the 2009 Parliament of the World's Religions. The address challenges some fundamental aspects of and assumptions in modern Samoan indigenous religious culture. The essays and poetry form a carefully woven critique, from within and outside Samoa, of aspects of Samoa's religious and cultural values.


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Publisher: Huia (NZ) Ltd

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  • ISBN: 9781775501831
  • Release date: November 1, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9781775501831
  • File size: 1279 KB
  • Release date: November 1, 2014

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This collection of essays and selected poetry responds to an address on Samoan religious culture given by Samoa's Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Tupuola Tufuga Efi, to the 2009 Parliament of the World's Religions. The address challenges some fundamental aspects of and assumptions in modern Samoan indigenous religious culture. The essays and poetry form a carefully woven critique, from within and outside Samoa, of aspects of Samoa's religious and cultural values.


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