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Boddy, Janice

A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion

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A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion presents a collection of original, ethnographically-informed essays that explore the variety of beliefs, practices, and religious experiences in the contemporary world and asks how to think about religion as a subject of anthropological inquiry.

  • Presents a collection of original, ethnographically-informed essays exploring the wide variety of beliefs, practices, and religious experiences in the contemporary world
  • Explores a broad range of topics including the ‘perspectivism’ debate, the rise of religious nationalism, reflections on religion and new media, religion and politics, and ideas of self and gender in relation to religious belief
  • Includes examples drawn from different religious traditions and from several regions of the world
  • Features newly-commissioned articles reflecting the most up-to-date research and critical thinking in the field, written by an international team of leading scholars
  • Adds immeasurably to our understanding of the complex relationships between religion, culture, society, and the individual in today’s world

Keywords: Anthropology of Religion, Religious anthropology, ethnographic research, religious belief, lived religion, religion and society, religion as cultural phenomenon, religious ideology, ritual, myth, world religions, witchcraft, anthropology of Christianity, anthropology of Islam, secularism, animism, rise of religious nationalism, religion and new media, religion and politics

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
Page amount
584 pages
Category
Geography, Travel
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118606094
Printed ISBN
9780470673324

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