Ritual and Belief: Readings in the Anthropology of Religion / Edition 2

Ritual and Belief: Readings in the Anthropology of Religion / Edition 2

by David Hicks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072414898

ISBN-13: 9780072414899

Pub. Date: 07/23/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This revision of our highly successful First Edition reader for the Anthropology of Religion course includes eleven all-new articles,new "Religion in the News" boxes in every chapter,significantly expanded "Introductions" to every chapter,a brand-new chapter on modern cults,a list of website resources for every chapter,an improved glossary,and expanded "Commentaries".

Overview

This revision of our highly successful First Edition reader for the Anthropology of Religion course includes eleven all-new articles,new "Religion in the News" boxes in every chapter,significantly expanded "Introductions" to every chapter,a brand-new chapter on modern cults,a list of website resources for every chapter,an improved glossary,and expanded "Commentaries".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072414899
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/23/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Perspectives
Reading 1-1: Edward B. Tylor: Animism
Reading 1-2: Sigmund Freud: The Return of Totemism in Childhood
Reading 1-3: Emile Durkheim: The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life
Reading 1-4: Robin Horton: Neo-Tylorianism Ask Yourself
Chapter 2: Myth, Cosmology, and Symbolic Classification
Reading 2-1: Bronsilaw Malinowski: The Role of Myth in Life
Reading 2-2: Edmund Leach: Genesis as Myth
Reading 2-3: Marcel Griaule and Germaine Dieterlen: The Dogon
Reading 2-4: Mary Douglas: Pollution
Religion in the News: A Legendary Hero Guides a Reborn Kygyszstan
Chapter 3: Gods, Spirits, and Souls
Reading 3-1: James G. Frazer: Magic and Religion
Reading 3-2: E.E. Evans-Pritchard: The Problem of Symbols
Reading 3-3: John Beattie: The Ghost Cult in Bunyoro
Reading 3-4: Lyle B. Steadman, Craig T. Palmer, and
Christopher F. Tilley: The Universality of Ancester Worship
Ask Yourself
Chapter 4: Ritual
Reading 4-1: Edmund R. Leach: Ritual
(and more...)

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