Religion and Anthropology: A Critical Introduction

Religion and Anthropology: A Critical Introduction

by Brian Morris
     
 

This book provides an introduction to the extensive anthropological literature on religion that has been produced over the past forty years.See more details below

Overview

This book provides an introduction to the extensive anthropological literature on religion that has been produced over the past forty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521852418
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2005
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Morris is an Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Goldsmiths College, at the University of London. His many publications include Chewa Medical Botany, Animals and Ancestors, Kropotkin: The Politics of Community, Insects and Human Life and Anthropological Studies of Religion: An Introductory Text (Cambridge, 1987).

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. Shamanism; 2. Buddhism and spirit cults; 3. Islam and popular religion; 4. Hinduism and new religious movements; 5. Christianity and religion in Africa; 6. African American religion; 7. Religions in Melanesia; 8. Neopaganism and the New Age movement.

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