Culture of the Sacred Exploring the Anthropology of Religion
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Description: "Written from the perspective that culture and religion are both holistic systems composed of interrelated elements, including belief, ritual, mythology, and ethics, this text explores religion's enduring role in political, economic, and social affairs. Angrosino has taken a unique approach to capture the attention of readers who are new to the study of religion and culture."--BOOK JACKET.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Waveland Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2003
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Illustrations|
|Overview and Basic Concepts|
|Case Study: Fortress without Walls: A Black Community after Slavery|
|Case Study: Like Water for Chocolate: Feasting and Political Ritual among the Late Classic Maya at Xunantunich, Belize|
|The Ideological Component of the Sacred|
|Case Study: 'I Refuse to Doubt': An Inuit Healer Finds a Listener|
|The Ritual Component of the Sacred|
|Case Study: Ethnometaphysics of Iroquois Ritual|
|The Mythological Component of the Sacred|
|Case Study: Gilgamesh and Christ: Two Contradictory Models of Man in Search of a Better World|
|The Ethical and Moral Components of the Sacred|
|Case Study: The Navaho View of Life|
|The Environment of the Sacred|
|Case Study: Religion and Place in Southern Appalachia|
|Religion in an Age of Globalization|
|Case Study: Civil Religion Redux|
|App.: Questions for Review|