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Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion

Social science


by
Michael Banton (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

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Protection: DRM

Language: English

As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion. Chapters in this book include:

· Religion as a Cultural System (Clifford Geertz)

· Colour Classification in Ndembu Religion (Victor W. Turner)

· Religion: Problems of Definition and Explanation (Melford E. Spiro)

· Fathers, Elders and Ghosts in Edo Religion (R.E. Bradbury)

· Territorial Groupings and Relgion among the Iraqw (Edward H. Winter).

First published in 1966.

As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion. Chapters in this book include:

· Religion as a Cultural System (Clifford Geertz)

· Colour Classification in Ndembu Religion (Victor W. Turner)

· Religion: Problems of Definition and Explanation (Melford E. Spiro)

· Fathers, Elders and Ghosts in Edo Religion (R.E. Bradbury)

· Territorial Groupings and Relgion among… (more)

As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion. Chapters in this book include:

· Religion as a Cultural System (Clifford Geertz)

· Colour Classification in Ndembu Religion (Victor W. Turner)

· Religion: Problems of Definition and Explanation (Melford E. Spiro)

· Fathers, Elders and Ghosts in Edo Religion (R.E. Bradbury)

· Territorial Groupings and Relgion among the Iraqw (Edward H. Winter).

First published in 1966.

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