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Anthropology of Religion: the Basics

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ISBN-10: 0415731259

ISBN-13: 9780415731256

Edition: 2015

Authors: James S. Bielo

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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 approached. It addresses questions such as:How do human agents interact with gods and spirits?What is the nature of doing religious ethnography? Can the immaterial be embodied in the body, language and material objects?What is the role of ritual, time, and place in religion?Why is charisma important for religious movements?How do global processes interact with religions?With…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 3/23/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

James S. Bielo is Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Miami University and editor of The Social Life of Scriptures: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism.