Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion

1st Edition

Edited by Michael Banton

Routledge

178 pages

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Description

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.

Table of Contents

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).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General