A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion, Paperback


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


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 696 pages, ill
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Religion: general
  • ISBN: 9781405136143



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