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Religion and anthropology

a critical introduction

by Brian Morris

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Religious aspects,
  • Religions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementBrian Morris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL256 .M67 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3407493M
    ISBN 100521852412, 0521617790
    LC Control Number2005023290

    The Anthropology of Religion: An Introduction by Fiona Bowie is a fascinating textbook that takes up subjects such as "The body as a symbol", "Sex, gender and the sacred" and Shamanism to mention a few. Bowie writes with authority on all the subjects and seems to truly know what she is writing about.5/5(2). New Books in Anthropology New Books in Politics & Society New Books in Religion New Books in Religion & Faith New Books in Sociology Kristian Petersen In the study of religion there are various camps that each approach their subjects in unique ways.

      Includes bibliographical references and index Theories and controversies -- The body as symbol -- Maintaining and transforming boundaries: the politics of religious identity -- Sex, gender, and the sacred -- Religion, culture, and environment -- Ritual theory, rites of passage, and ritual violence -- Shamanism -- Witchcraft and the evil eye -- Pilgrimage -- MythPages: Download Anthropology Books for FREE. All formats available for PC, Mac, eBook Readers and other mobile devices. Large selection and many more categories to choose from.

    Contemporary Anthropology of Religion Book Series. SAR, with Palgrave Macmillan, offers the Contemporary Anthropology of Religion Series dedicated to strengthening existing research trends in the anthropology of religion, while reaching out to a whole new audience. The series editors are Don Seeman (dseeman “at” ) and Hillary Kaell ( “at” ). Book Description: The essays presented here are written by scholars of anthropology and religion to recognize the outstanding contributions to the field of anthropology by Prof. Dr. Jan van Baal. Their works are presented in three groups: theory of religion, Melanesian and Aboriginal Australian religions, and religion in change.


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Christianity, Islam, and Orisa-Religion: Three Traditions in Comparison and Interaction (The Anthropology of Christianity Book 18) by J.D.Y. Peel out of 5 stars 8. The book will appeal to all students of anthropology, whether established scholars or initiates to the discipline, as well as to students of the social sciences and religious studies, and for all those interested in comparative religion.

Religion and Anthropology: A Critical Introduction () by Pages: ‘Brian Morris' Religion and Anthropology is at once remarkably comprehensive and situated. He manages to include most of the religious endeavors of the world and of world history while situating each in social context, elucidated by anthropological by: Anthropology of Religion: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introductory text organized around key issues that all anthropologists of religion face.

This book uses a wide range of historical and ethnographic examples to address not only what is studied by anthropologists of religion, but how such studies are by: 5. A sequel and update of the pioneering text Anthropological Studies of Religion, this book provides a readable, comprehensive and critical introduction to the extensive anthropological literature on 4/5(2).

In Science, Religion and Anthropology, James Lett discusses the significance of anthropologists' own belief systems and how these beliefs influence their writing, either consciously or subconsciously. The study of ritual and the anthropology of religion are interrelated fields.

James S. Bielo recounts a similarly memorable experience in his book, Anthropology of Religion: The Basics, and notes that his early experiments with fieldwork as an undergraduate student “planted deeply in [him] a sense of wanting to discover religious worlds, and a commitment that anthropology was a fantastic way to do that” (x).

A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion presents a collection of original, ethnographically-informed essays that explore the variety of beliefs, practices, and religious experiences in the contemporary world and asks how to think about religion as a subject of anthropological inquiry.

Presents a collection of original, ethnographically-informed essays exploring the wide variety of beliefs. Anthropologists of religion are not concerned with discovering the truth or falsehood of religion. They are more interested in how religious ideas express a people's cosmology, i.e. notions of how the universe is organised and the role of humans within the world.

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It covers all the major religious traditions that have been studied concretely by anthropologists--Shamanism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and its relation to African and Melanesian religions /5(4).

This book examines longstanding debates in the anthropology of religion concerning the connections between ritual and meaning, belief, politics, emotion, development, and gender.

But it examines these old topics from a radically new perspective: that of the cognitive science of religion.5/5(1). The Society for the Anthropology of Religion (SAR) is a section of the American Anthropological Association (AAA).We seek to facilitate the research and teaching of the anthropology of religion.

We wish to support anthropological approaches to the study of religion from all the subdisciplines: cultural anthropology, archaeology, physical anthropology, linguistic anthropology and others. Anthropology and Religion book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Drawing from ethnographic examples found throughout the world, t /5. But fortunately, a right fair amount of excellent popular anthropology books exist to make the extremely nuanced topic accessible to anyone. As anthropology feeds from such a diverse range of scientific and liberal arts subjects, this list (which reflects no intentional order) seeks to reflect that structure rather than focusing on one in.

Different from other introductory textbooks, this book is an edited volume with each chapter written by a different author. Each author has written from their experiences working as an anthropologist and that personal touch makes for an accessible introduction to cultural anthropology.

This concise introductory textbook emphasizes the primary concepts of every anthropology and the anthropology of religion. It is aimed towards school college students encountering anthropology for the first time. Reviewers describe the textual content material as vivid, rich, shopper-nice, accessible, and properly-organized.

Contemporary Anthropology of Religion is the official book series of the Society for the Anthropology of Religion, a section of the American Anthropological Association. Books in the series explore a variety of issues relating to current theoretical or comparative issues in the study of religion.

The Anthropology of Religion book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This introductory text combines discussion of the origi /5. Introduction: The Anthropological Study of Religion yet respectful approach to religion is anthropology. Anthropology uses the ideas and methods of the life sci-ences, behavioral sciences, and social sciences, thereby that is the premise of this book is based on the insightFile Size: 2MB.

A book with wide sweeping generalizations and basic overviews of the anthropology of religion. Not that it couldn't have been interesting but some of her facts were technically wrong (it's Vodou not Voodoo for example) and just left a lot to be desired/5(14).In Reader in the Anthropology of Religion (Lambekp.

8), the majority of the articles selected by Lambek deal with the ‘religious and symbolic construction of the world more than the wa y.Anthropology & Religion. Editor: Matthew Engelke.

In the Library of Lévi-Strauss. By Anand Pandian. The walls were lined with books, as one might expect. Among them were a number of wooden masks, woven baskets, and a tapestry of a bodhisattva.

Many of anthropology’s terms of art are taken from afar. Especially in the half century after.