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Ritual and Belief

D Hicks (Ed)

Ritual and Belief

D Hicks (Ed)

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This revision of our highly successful First Edition reader for the Anthropology of Religion course includes eleven all-new articles, new "Religion in the News" boxes in every chapter, significantly expanded "Introductions" to every chapter, a brand-new chapter on modern cults, a list of website resources for every chapter, an improved glossary, and expanded "Commentaries."

- Publisher Chapter 1: Perspectives Reading 1-1: Edward B. Tylor: Animism Reading 1-2: Sigmund Freud: The Return of Totemism in Childhood Reading 1-3: Emile Durkheim: The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life Reading 1-4: Robin Horton: Neo-Tylorianism Ask Yourself Chapter 2: Myth, Cosmology, and Symbolic Classification Reading 2-1: Bronsilaw Malinowski: The Role of Myth in Life Reading 2-2: Edmund Leach: Genesis as Myth Reading 2-3: Marcel Griaule and Germaine Dieterlen: The Dogon Reading 2-4: Mary Douglas: Pollution Religion in the News: A Legendary Hero Guides a Reborn Kygyszstan Chapter 3: Gods, Spirits, and Souls Reading 3-1: James G. Frazer: Magic and Religion Reading 3-2: E.E. Evans-Pritchard: The Problem of Symbols Reading 3-3: John Beattie: The Ghost Cult in Bunyoro Reading 3-4: Lyle B. Steadman, Craig T. Palmer, and Christopher F. Tilley: The Universality of Ancester Worship Ask Yourself Chapter 4: Ritual Reading 4-1: Edmund R. Leach: Ritual Reading 4-2: Victor Turner: Ritual Symbolism, Morality, and Social Structure among the Ndembu Reading 4-3: Arnold van Gennep: Conclusions Reading 4-5: E.E. Evans-Pritchard: The Morphology and Function of Magic: A Comparative Study Of Trobriand and Zande Ritual and Spells Religion in the News: Mozambique Enlists Healers in AIDS Prevention Chapter 5: Practitioners of Ritual Reading 5-1: Victor W. Turner: Religious Specialists Reading 5-2: Margery Wolf: The Woman Who Didn't Become a Shaman Reading 5-3: Michael J. Harner: The Sound of Rushing Water Reading 5-4: Claude Levi-Strauss: The Sorcerer and His Magic Religion in the News: Mozambique Enlists Healers in AIDS Prevention Chapter 6: Body and Mind Reading 6-1: Napoleon A. Chagnon: My Adventure with Ebene: A Religious Experience" Reading 6-2: Beth A. Conklin: "Thus are Our Bodies, Thus was Our Custom: " Mortuary Cannibalism in An Amazonian Society Reading 6-3: Leonie J. Archer: "In thy blood live": Gender and Ritual in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition Reading 6-4: William K. Powers: The Sweat Lodge: Inside Ask Yourself Chapter 7: Magic and Witchcraft Reading 7-1: James G. Frazer: Sympathetic Magic Reading 7-2: E.E. Evans-Pritchard: Men Bewitch Others When They Hate Them Reading 7-3: Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum: Witchcraft and Social Identity Reading 7-4: Rodney Needham: Synthetic Images Chapter 8: Death Reading 8-1: Walter W. Whitaker III: The Contemporary American Funeral Ritual Reading 8-2: Walter B. Cannon: "Voodoo" Death Reading 8-3: Peter Metcalf and Richard Huntington: Symbolic Associations of Death Reading 8-4: David Hicks: Making the King Divine: A Case Study in Ritual Regicide from Timor Ask Yourself Chapter 9: Sexuality and Gender Reading 9-1: Peggy Reeves Sanday: Epilogue Reading 9-2: Eric R. Wolf: The Virgin of Guadalupe: A Mexican National Symbol Reading 9-3: Serena Nanda: The Hijras of India: Cultural and Individual Dimensions of an Institutionalized Third Gender Role Reading 9-4: Stansilav Andreski: The Syphilitic Shock Ask Yourself Chapter 10: The Natural Environment Reading 10-1: G. Reichel-Dolmatoff: Cosmology as Ecological Analysis: A View from the Rain Forest Reading 10-2: Roy A. Rappaport: Ritual Regulation of Environmental Relations among a New Guinea People Reading 10-3: Takashi Irimoto: Ainu Worldview and Bear Hunting Strategies Reading 10-4: Evon Z. Vogt: Walter Witching: An Interpretation of a Ritual Pattern in a Rural American Community Ask Yourself Chapter 11: Agents of Change Reading 11-1: Max Weber: Judaism, Christianity, and the Socio-Economic Order Reading 11-2: Anthony F.C. Wallace: Revitalization Movements Reading 11-3: Peter M. Worsely: Cargo Cults Reading 11-4: Alice Beck Kehoe: The Ghost Dance Religion Religion in the News: German Rite of Passage Ask Yourself Chapter 12: New Religious Movement

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This revision of our highly successful First Edition reader for the Anthropology of Religion course includes eleven all-new articles, new "Religion in the News" boxes in every chapter, significantly expanded "Introductions" to every chapter, a brand-new chapter on modern cults, a list of website resources for every chapter, an improved glossary, and expanded "Commentaries."
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Chapter 1: Perspectives Reading 1-1: Edward B. Tylor: Animism Reading 1-2: Sigmund Freud: The Return of Totemism in Childhood Reading 1-3: Emile Durkheim: The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life Reading 1-4: Robin Horton: Neo-Tylorianism Ask Yourself Chapter 2: Myth, Cosmology, and Symbolic Classification Reading 2-1: Bronsilaw Malinowski: The Role of Myth in Life Reading 2-2: Edmund Leach: Genesis as Myth Reading 2-3: Marcel Griaule and Germaine Dieterlen: The Dogon Reading 2-4: Mary Douglas: Pollution Religion in the News: A Legendary Hero Guides a Reborn Kygyszstan Chapter 3: Gods, Spirits, and Souls Reading 3-1: James G. Frazer: Magic and Religion Reading 3-2: E.E. Evans-Pritchard: The Problem of Symbols Reading 3-3: John Beattie: The Ghost Cult in Bunyoro Reading 3-4: Lyle B. Steadman, Craig T. Palmer, and Christopher F. Tilley: The Universality of Ancester Worship Ask Yourself Chapter 4: Ritual Reading 4-1: Edmund R. Leach: Ritual Reading 4-2: Victor Turner: Ritual Symbolism, Morality, and Social Structure among the Ndembu Reading 4-3: Arnold van Gennep: Conclusions Reading 4-5: E.E. Evans-Pritchard: The Morphology and Function of Magic: A Comparative Study Of Trobriand and Zande Ritual and Spells Religion in the News: Mozambique Enlists Healers in AIDS Prevention Chapter 5: Practitioners of Ritual Reading 5-1: Victor W. Turner: Religious Specialists Reading 5-2: Margery Wolf: The Woman Who Didn't Become a Shaman Reading 5-3: Michael J. Harner: The Sound of Rushing Water Reading 5-4: Claude Levi-Strauss: The Sorcerer and His Magic Religion in the News: Mozambique Enlists Healers in AIDS Prevention Chapter 6: Body and Mind Reading 6-1: Napoleon A. Chagnon: My Adventure with Ebene: A Religious Experience" Reading 6-2: Beth A. Conklin: "Thus are Our Bodies, Thus was Our Custom: " Mortuary Cannibalism in An Amazonian Society Reading 6-3: Leonie J. Archer: "In thy blood live": Gender and Ritual in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition Reading 6-4: William K. Powers: The Sweat Lodge: Inside Ask Yourself Chapter 7: Magic and Witchcraft Reading 7-1: James G. Frazer: Sympathetic Magic Reading 7-2: E.E. Evans-Pritchard: Men Bewitch Others When They Hate Them Reading 7-3: Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum: Witchcraft and Social Identity Reading 7-4: Rodney Needham: Synthetic Images Chapter 8: Death Reading 8-1: Walter W. Whitaker III: The Contemporary American Funeral Ritual Reading 8-2: Walter B. Cannon: "Voodoo" Death Reading 8-3: Peter Metcalf and Richard Huntington: Symbolic Associations of Death Reading 8-4: David Hicks: Making the King Divine: A Case Study in Ritual Regicide from Timor Ask Yourself Chapter 9: Sexuality and Gender Reading 9-1: Peggy Reeves Sanday: Epilogue Reading 9-2: Eric R. Wolf: The Virgin of Guadalupe: A Mexican National Symbol Reading 9-3: Serena Nanda: The Hijras of India: Cultural and Individual Dimensions of an Institutionalized Third Gender Role Reading 9-4: Stansilav Andreski: The Syphilitic Shock Ask Yourself Chapter 10: The Natural Environment Reading 10-1: G. Reichel-Dolmatoff: Cosmology as Ecological Analysis: A View from the Rain Forest Reading 10-2: Roy A. Rappaport: Ritual Regulation of Environmental Relations among a New Guinea People Reading 10-3: Takashi Irimoto: Ainu Worldview and Bear Hunting Strategies Reading 10-4: Evon Z. Vogt: Walter Witching: An Interpretation of a Ritual Pattern in a Rural American Community Ask Yourself Chapter 11: Agents of Change Reading 11-1: Max Weber: Judaism, Christianity, and the Socio-Economic Order Reading 11-2: Anthony F.C. Wallace: Revitalization Movements Reading 11-3: Peter M. Worsely: Cargo Cults Reading 11-4: Alice Beck Kehoe: The Ghost Dance Religion Religion in the News: German Rite of Passage Ask Yourself Chapter 12: New Religious Movement
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Table Of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Perspectives Reading 1-1: Edward B. Tylor: Animism Reading 1-2: Sigmund Freud: The Return Of Totemism In Childhood Reading 1-3: Emile Durkheim: The Elementary Forms Of The Religious Life Reading 1-4: Robin Horton: Neo-tylorianism Ask Yourself Chapter 2: Myth, Cosmology, And Symbolic Classification Reading 2-1: Bronsilaw Malinowski: The Role Of Myth In Life Reading 2-2: Edmund Leach: Genesis As Myth Reading 2-3: Marcel Griaule And Germaine Dieterlen: The Dogon Reading 2-4: Mary Douglas: Pollution Religion In The News: A Legendary Hero Guides A Reborn Kygyszstan Chapter 3: Gods, Spirits, And Souls Reading 3-1: James G. Frazer: Magic And Religion Reading 3-2: E.e. Evans-pritchard: The Problem Of Symbols Reading 3-3: John Beattie: The Ghost Cult In Bunyoro Reading 3-4: Lyle B. Steadman, Craig T. Palmer, And Christopher F. Tilley: The Universality Of Ancester Worship Ask Yourself Chapter 4: Ritual Reading 4-1: Edmund R. Leach: Ritual Reading 4-2: Victor Turner: Ritual Symbolism, Morality, And Social Structure Among The Ndembu Reading 4-3: Arnold Van Gennep: Conclusions Reading 4-5: E.e. Evans-pritchard: The Morphology And Function Of Magic: A Comparative Study Of Trobriand And Zande Ritual And Spells Religion In The News: Mozambique Enlists Healers In Aids Prevention Chapter 5: Practitioners Of Ritual Reading 5-1: Victor W. Turner: Religious Specialists Reading 5-2: Margery Wolf: The Woman Who Didn't Become A Shaman Reading 5-3: Michael J. Harner: The Sound Of Rushing Water Reading 5-4: Claude Levi-strauss: The Sorcerer And His Magic Religion In The News: Mozambique Enlists Healers In Aids Prevention Chapter 6: Body And Mind Reading 6-1: Napoleon A. Chagnon: My Adventure With Ebene: A Religious Experience" Reading 6-2: Beth A. Conklin: "thus Are Our Bodies, Thus Was Our Custom:" Mortuary Cannibalism In An Amazonian Society Reading 6-3: Leonie J. Archer: "in Thy Blood Live": Gender And Ritual In The Judaeo-christian Tradition Reading 6-4: William K. Powers: The Sweat Lodge: Inside Ask Yourself Chapter 7: Magic And Witchcraft Reading 7-1: James G. Frazer: Sympathetic Magic Reading 7-2: E.e. Evans-pritchard: Men Bewitch Others When They Hate Them Reading 7-3: Paul Boyer And Stephen Nissenbaum: Witchcraft And Social Identity Reading 7-4: Rodney Needham: Synthetic Images Chapter 8: Death Reading 8-1: Walter W. Whitaker Iii: The Contemporary American Funeral Ritual Reading 8-2: Walter B. Cannon: "voodoo" Death Reading 8-3: Peter Metcalf And Richard Huntington: Symbolic Associations Of Death Reading 8-4: David Hicks: Making The King Divine: A Case Study In Ritual Regicide From Timor Ask Yourself Chapter 9: Sexuality And Gender Reading 9-1: Peggy Reeves Sanday: Epilogue Reading 9-2: Eric R. Wolf: The Virgin Of Guadalupe: A Mexican National Symbol Reading 9-3: Serena Nanda: The Hijras Of India: Cultural And Individual Dimensions Of An Institutionalized Third Gender Role Reading 9-4: Stansilav Andreski: The Syphilitic Shock Ask Yourself Chapter 10: The Natural Environment Reading 10-1: G. Reichel-dolmatoff: Cosmology As Ecological Analysis: A View From The Rain Forest Reading 10-2: Roy A. Rappaport: Ritual Regulation Of Environmental Relations Among A New Guinea People Reading 10-3: Takashi Irimoto: Ainu Worldview And Bear Hunting Strategies Reading 10-4: Evon Z. Vogt: Walter Witching: An Interpretation Of A Ritual Pattern In A Rural American Community Ask Yourself Chapter 11: Agents Of Change Reading 11-1: Max Weber: Judaism, Christianity, And The Socio-economic Order Reading 11-2: Anthony F.c. Wallace: Revitalization Movements Reading 11-3: Peter M. Worsely: Cargo Cults Reading 11-4: Alice Beck Kehoe: The Ghost Dance Religion Religion In The News: German Rite Of Passage Ask Yourself Chapter 12: New Religious Movements Reading 12-1: John R. Hall: Apocalypse At Jonestown Reading 12-2: Eileen Barker: The Unification Church Reading 12-3: Loretta Orion: The Transforming Influence Of American Gatherings Reading 12-4: Barry Chavannes: The Rastafari Abroad Religion In The News: An Apocalyptic Mystery Ask Yourself Glossary References Acknowledgements Index

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  • Catalogue Code 178273
  • Product Code 0072414898
  • EAN 9780072414899
  • Pages 552
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Mcgraw Hill
  • Publication Date Aug 2001
  • Dimensions 228 x 177 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.680kg

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