James S Bielo's Anthropology of Religion: The Basics PDF

By James S Bielo

ISBN-10: 0415731240

ISBN-13: 9780415731249

ISBN-10: 0415731259

ISBN-13: 9780415731256

Anthropology of faith: The Basics is an available and fascinating introductory textual content equipped round key concerns that each one anthropologists of faith face. This publication makes use of quite a lot of historic and ethnographic examples to deal with not just what's studied via anthropologists of faith, yet how such experiences are approached. It addresses questions such as:

  • How do human brokers engage with gods and spirits?

  • What is the character of doing spiritual ethnography?

  • Can the immaterial be embodied within the physique, language and fabric objects?

  • What is the position of formality, time, and position in religion?

  • Why is air of mystery vital for non secular movements?

  • How do international approaches engage with religions?

With foreign case experiences from various spiritual traditions, feedback for additional interpreting, and artistic mirrored image containers, Anthropology of faith: The Basics is a necessary learn for college students impending the topic for the 1st time.

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