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Creating Networks of Support: The Lutheran Circle in Dublin

  title={Creating Networks of Support: The Lutheran Circle in Dublin},
  author={Christian S Ritter},
lthough anthropological investigations have traditionally described belief systems and religious rituals, places of worship can also be analysed in terms of support networks holding its members together. The case of the Lutheran congregation in Dublin provides new evidence for the exploration of social capital. The Lutheran Church in Ireland was founded in 1689. For most of its history it was under the control of the Anglican Church, but having received financial support from the Netherlands… 

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