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Spirituality on creation according to selected Philippine indigenous peoples

Leonardo N. Mercado

Spirituality on creation according to selected Philippine indigenous peoples

by Leonardo N. Mercado

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Published by Logos Publications in Manila .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-42).

StatementLeonardo N. Mercado
SeriesPhilippine inter-religious dialogue series -- 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2012/40719 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25245075M
LC Control Number2011467010

Around 35 theologians and leaders representing communities, churches and organizations of indigenous peoples in 16 countries in many parts of the world attended a consultation from October, in Baguio City, Philippines. This consultation was called in response to a proposal by the Ninth General Assembly of the WCC to facilitate the theological contributions of indigenous peoples to.   In this book I draw on selected ideas, scholarship and literature. The State of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Zed Books, London. Collins, .

AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS RELIGIONS: ABORIGINAL CHRISTIANITY Aboriginal Theology was a radical movement beginning in the late s and becoming more prominent in the early s. The movement pushed the barriers forward toward the creation of an Indigenous theology that leaned heavily towards Biblical social justice. It was an autonomous post-Western, post-denominational .   Today, we are celebrating Indigenous Peoples Sunday. Let us focus on the native Filipinos, basically Malay, before the Spaniards and Americans came into the picture. In his book.

References to Sami and Sioux spirituality in this work are directed at pre-Christian heritage and culture. Today the subtle, intricate and sublime mythologies, rituals and spiritual practices of these indigenous peoples are all but lost. Their relevance has been marginalized if not lost completely.   The church is, among other actions, encouraged to look to "The indigenous peoples' traditions with an earth-bound spirituality and humility towards the creation". The Sami theologian Tore Johnsen is quoted: "In the age of climate crisis maybe we should see that it is through bending humbly towards the ground that we stretch towards the sky".


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There is no single mythology of the Indigenous North American peoples, but numerous different canons of traditional narratives associated with religion, ethics and beliefs. 11 Indigenous Religions. The word indigenous refers to anything that is native to a particular geographical region. This includes people, cultures, languages, or species of plants or animals.

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Now long, long time ago of course, in the beginning, when there was no people, no trees, no plants whatever on this land, "Guthi-guthi", the spirit of our ancestral being, he lived up in the sky. Indigenous religions are practiced by native peoples around the world. Their teachings have been conveyed primarily by word of mouth rather than through written texts.

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According to the province’s history, the ancestors of these indigents have. The whole earth is God’s temple, and without the earth we are nothing. In many communities of indigenous people when people want to get close to God they sit on the ground.

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