Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion: An Anthropological Study of the Supernatural / Edition 6

Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion: An Anthropological Study of the Supernatural / Edition 6

by Arthur Lehmann, James Myers, Pamela Moro, Pamela Moro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073122696

ISBN-13: 9780073122694

Pub. Date: 07/15/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

A comparative reader that takes an anthropological approach to the study of religious beliefs, both strange and familiar.  See more details below

Overview

A comparative reader that takes an anthropological approach to the study of religious beliefs, both strange and familiar.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073122694
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/15/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by James W. Fernandez Preface 1. The Anthropological Study of Religion 2. Myth, Symbolism, and Taboo 3. Ritual 4. Shamans, Priests, and Prophets 5. The Religious Use of Drugs 6. Ethnomedicine: Religion and Healing 7. Witchcraft, Sorcery, Divination, and Magic 8. Ghosts, Souls, and Ancestors: Power of the Dead 9. Old and New Religions: The Changing Spiritual Landscape 10. Religion as Global Culture: Migration, Media, and Other Transnational Forces Glossary Bibliography Index

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