Religion and Culture (2nd Revised edition)

Religion and Culture (2nd Revised 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.

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Contents

Chapter 1: The Anthropological Perspective on Religion Chapter 2: Early Anthropological Perspectives on Religion Chapter 3: Contemporary Anthropological Perspectives on Religion Chapter 4: Myth and Folklore Chapter 5: Ritual Chapter 6: Shamanisms: Past and Present Chapter 7: Sorcery and Witchcraft. Chapter 8: Aboriginal Religions Chapter 9: African Religions Chapter 10: Agricultural State Religions Chapter 11: Vedic and Hindu Tradition Chapter 12 Buddhism Chapter 13: Traditional Religions of China Chapter 14: Japanese ReligionsChapter 15: Judaism Chapter 16: Catholicism Chapter 17: Protestantism Chapter 18: Islam Chapter 19: The New Age and Related Forms of Contemporary Spirituality Chapter 20: Future Trends in Religion

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780131850507
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9780131850507
  • weight: 753
  • ISBN10: 0131850504
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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