A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion (Innbundet)

Serie: Wiley Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 692
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Wiley Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology
ISBN/EAN: 9781405136150
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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