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Anthropology of Religion

Richley H. Crapo, Utah State University


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Chapter 1: Anthropological Viewpoints about Religion
Chapter 2: Diversity and Unity in the World's Religions
Chapter 3: Religion as Expressive Culture
Chapter 4: The Psychology of Religion
Chapter 5: Religious Beliefs and Symbols
Chapter 6: Language, Belief, and Religion
Chapter 7: Religious Ritual
Chapter 8: Religious Social Organization
Chapter 9: Religion and Social Order: Economics, Politics and Gender
Chapter 10: Religious Adaptation and Change
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Copiously illustrated with ethnographic examples from both western and nonwestern religions, this text systematically examines the basic concepts used by anthropologists for defining religion and its subsystems of religious ideology, religious social organization, religious technology, and religious behavior.