Suche ›

A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion

Wiley, J,
E-Book ( EPUB mit Adobe DRM )
In Ihrem Land nicht verfügbar
Dieses Produkt ist auch verfügbar als:


A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion presents acollection of original, ethnographically-informed essays thatexplore the variety of beliefs, practices, and religiousexperiences in the contemporary world and asks how to think aboutreligion as a subject of anthropological inquiry.
* Presents a collection of original, ethnographically-informedessays exploring the wide variety of beliefs, practices, andreligious experiences in the contemporary world
* Explores a broad range of topics including the'perspectivism' debate, the rise of religiousnationalism, reflections on religion and new media, religion andpolitics, and ideas of self and gender in relation to religiousbelief
* Includes examples drawn from different religious traditions andfrom several regions of the world
* Features newly-commissioned articles reflecting the mostup-to-date research and critical thinking in the field, written byan international team of leading scholars
* Adds immeasurably to our understanding of the complexrelationships between religion, culture, society, and theindividual in today's world


Titel: A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion
Autoren/Herausgeber: Janice Boddy, Michael Lambek (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118606094

Seitenzahl: 584
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Janice Boddy is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. Her books include Wombs and Alien Spirits: Women, Men and the Zar Cult in Northern Sudan (1989); Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl (1994); and Civilizing Women: British Crusades in Colonial Sudan (2007).Michael Lambek is Professor of Anthropology and Canada Research Chair at the University of Toronto Scarborough. His books include Human Spirits (1981, 2009); Knowledge and Practice in Mayotte: Local Discourses of Islam, Sorcery, and Spirit Possession (1993); The Weight of the Past (2002); and Ordinary Ethics (2010). He is also the editor of A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008). - Newsletter
Möchten Sie sich für den Newsletter anmelden?

Bitte geben Sie eine gültige E-Mail-Adresse ein.
Lieber nicht