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Anthropology of Religion book.

Anthropology of Religion book. The anthropological study of religion is at a crossroads  .

reveals the state of anthropology of religion as it is, warts and all. There is something here to offend everyone, and something to delight everyone, too. Most important, the cumulative reading of this Handbook will inform any reader of much that he/she did not know, an. . Most important, the cumulative reading of this Handbook will inform any reader of much that he/she did not know, and challenge him or her to ponder it again and again. -Anthropology of Consciousness. -Journal of the Academy of Religion.

Glazier, Stephen (1999). Anthropology of Religion: A Handbook. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger. Andrew Lang, Anthropology and Religion, The Making of Religion, (Chapter II), Longmans, Green, and C°, London, New York and Bombay, 1900, pp. 39–64

Glazier, Stephen (1999). Westport, CT: Praeger. Walbridge, John (1998). 39–64.

Anthropology of Religion: A Handbook. By Stephen D. Glazier. This reference book offers a much-needed overview of the most significant topics and concerns in the field. Chapters by expert contributors examine such matters as snake handling, magic and ritual, shamanism, and the role of religion in particular cultures. Chapters contain extensive documentation, and a bibliography concludes the volume.

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STEPHEN D. GLAZIER, e. GLAZIER, ed. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997. viii + 542 p. select topical bibliography, contributors, index. Do you want to read the rest of this article?

Anthropology of Religion: A Handbook.

Selected Readings in the Anthropology of Religion: Theoretical and Methodological Essays. The Anthropology of Religious Conversion. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. Marchin' the Pilgrims Home: A Study of Spiritual Baptists of Trinidad. Salem, WI: Sheffield Publishing. Caribbean Ethnicity Revisited.

Selected Readings in the Anthropology of Religion. Glazier, Stephen Davey was born on June 10, 1949 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Brings together in one volume a number of key theoretical and methodological advances in the anthropological study of religion. Son of David Arthur and Betty (Davey) Glazier. AB, Eastern College, 1971.

The book explores religious conversion in a variety of cultural settings and considers how anthropological approaches can help us. Glazier is a professor of anthropology at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Библиографические данные.

The book explores religious conversion in a variety of cultural settings and considers how anthropological approaches can help us understand the phenomenon. Fourteen case studies span historical and geographical contexts, including the contemporary United States, modern and medieval Europe, and non-western societies in South Asia, Melanesia, and South America. They discuss conversion to Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, and Spiritualism.

The anthropological study of religion is at a crossroads. While fewer textbooks on the anthropology of religion are published each year and much of what is available is decades old, religion is playing an increasingly prominent role in society. Scholars from many fields are reading anthropological works on religion with great interest, and such works are cited frequently in books and articles in a range of disciplines. Religion has been found in all societies studied by anthropologists and is one of the hallmarks of human creativity.

This reference book provides a much-needed overview of the most important topics and trends in the anthropology of religion. Chapters by expert contributors examine the varied manifestations of religion in diverse cultural contexts. Among the topics surveyed are shamanism, snake handling, rituals in particular cultural traditions, religion and altered states of consciousness, and the role of science in religion and anthropology. Chapters contain extensive documentation, and a bibliography concludes the volume.

Anthropology of Religion: A Handbook ebook
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Stephen D. Glazier
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