A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion (Heftet)

Serie: Wiley Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 696
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Wiley Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology
ISBN/EAN: 9781405136143
Kategori: Religion, historie og filosofi og Religion
Omtale: A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion
A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion is a collection of some of the most significant classic and contemporary writings in the field. Updated in its second edition, this volume examines numerous aspects of religion in a diversity of cultures and expands upon the idea of what we mean by ‘religion', linking it to some of the broader questions of culture and politics. * Collects classic and contemporary articles from the major thinkers in both North American and British anthropology* Emphasizes the ongoing conversation among anthropologists with respect to central questions of religious behavior* Presents comprehensive coverage of theory and religious practice, through time and ethnographic regions, integrated by editorial commentary* Includes additional classic pieces by Pouillon, Burridge, and Meyerhoff, as well as more contemporary work by Harding, De Boeck, and Palmie* Includes indexed bibliography arranged according to both ethnographic region and religious topics and practices

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