Introducing Cultural Anthropology: A Christian Perspective

Introducing Cultural Anthropology: A Christian Perspective

by Brian M. Howell, Jenell Williams Paris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801038871

ISBN-13: 9780801038877

Pub. Date: 12/01/2010

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

What is the role of culture in human experience? This introductory cultural anthropology textbook helps readers explore and understand this crucial issue from a Christian perspective. The book covers standard cultural anthropology topics with special attention given to issues of concern to Christians, such as cultural relativism, evolution, and missions.

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What is the role of culture in human experience? This introductory cultural anthropology textbook helps readers explore and understand this crucial issue from a Christian perspective. The book covers standard cultural anthropology topics with special attention given to issues of concern to Christians, such as cultural relativism, evolution, and missions.

This concise yet solid introduction represents the authors' years of experience in the classroom and offers a fresh, contemporary approach. Each chapter includes objectives, text boxes, terms, and discussion questions. In addition, plentiful maps, photos, and sidebars are sprinkled throughout the text.

Resources for professors using this text are available through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources. These resources include active learning exercises, discussion questions, crossword puzzles, PowerPoint outlines, case study videos, an annotated list of suggested ethnographic films, relevant internet resources, and a test bank.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801038877
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
269,560
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Discipline of Anthropology
2. The Concept of Culture
3. Language
4. Social Structure and Inequality
5. Gender and Sexuality
6. Production and Exchange
7. Authority and Power
8. Kinship and Marriage
9. Religion and Ritual
10. Globalization and Culture Change
11. Theory in Anthropology
12. Anthropology in Action
Index

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