The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft
ISBN: 1138692522
EAN13: 9781138692527
Language: English
Publication Date: May 10, 2017
Pages: 332
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 9.49" L x 6.81" W
Weight: 1.30 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
This concise and accessible textbook introduces students to the anthropological study of religion. Stein and Stein examine religious expression from a cross-cultural perspective and expose students to the varying complexity of world religions. The chapters incorporate key theoretical concepts and a rich range of ethnographic material. The fourth edition of The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft offers: - increased coverage of new religious movements, fundamentalism, and religion and conflict/violence; - fresh case study material with examples drawn from around the globe; - further resources via a comprehensive companion website. This is an essential guide for students encountering anthropology of religion for the first time.