Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion

Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion

By: Michael Banton (editor)Paperback

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As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion. Chapters in this book include: * Religion as a Cultural System (Clifford Geertz) * Colour Classification in Ndembu Religion (Victor W. Turner) * Religion: Problems of Definition and Explanation (Melford E. Spiro) * Fathers, Elders and Ghosts in Edo Religion (R.E. Bradbury) * Territorial Groupings and Relgion among the Iraqw (Edward H. Winter). First published in 1966.

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Contents

Chapters in this book include: * Religion as a Cultural System (Clifford Geertz) * Colour Classification in Ndembu Religion (Victor W. Turner) * Religion: Problems of Definition and Explanation (Melford E. Spiro) * Fathers, Elders and Ghosts in Edo Religion (R.E. Bradbury) * Territorial Groupings and Relgion among the Iraqw (Edward H. Winter).

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780415611558
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9780415611558
  • weight: 299
  • ISBN10: 0415611555

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