Prey into Hunter: The Politics of Religious Experience available in Hardcover
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- Cambridge University Press
According to the author's radical theory of religion, many societies deny the transience of life and of human institutions through symbolic sacrifice and violence. This theme is developed with reference to rituals of many types, and from a variety of ethnographic sources.
Table of Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Initiation; 3 Sacrifice; 4 Cosmogony and the State; 5 Marriage; 6 Millenarianism; 7 Myth.