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Religion and Culture: An Anthropological Focus (2nd edition)

Religion and Culture: An Anthropological Focus (2nd edition)

By: Raymond Scupin (author)Paperback

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For sophomore/junior-level courses in World Religions and Anthropology of Religion in departments of Anthropology, Sociology, and Religion. Religion and Culture introduces students to the major World religions and aboriginal religious traditions. This edited volume presents all aspects of the anthropological perspective on religion. Contributing authors provide a unique assembly of various topics and traditions that are researched by contemporary anthropologists.


Chapter 1: The Anthropological Perspective on ReligionChapter 2: Early Anthropological Perspectives on ReligionChapter 3: Contemporary Anthropological Perspectives on ReligionChapter 4: Myth and FolkloreChapter 5: Ritual Chapter 6: Shamanisms: Past and PresentChapter 7: Sorcery and Witchcraft.Chapter 8: Aboriginal ReligionsChapter 9: African ReligionsChapter 10: Agricultural State ReligionsChapter 11: Vedic and Hindu TraditionChapter 12 BuddhismChapter 13: Traditional Religions of China Chapter 14: Japanese ReligionsChapter 15: Judaism Chapter 16: CatholicismChapter 17: ProtestantismChapter 18: IslamChapter 19: The New Age and Related Forms of Contemporary Spirituality Chapter 20: Future Trends in Religion

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  • ISBN13: 9780131850507
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9780131850507
  • weight: 753
  • ISBN10: 0131850504
  • edition: 2nd edition

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