The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft

The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft

by Rebecca L Stein

ISBN-10: 0205718116
ISBN-13: 9780205718115
Publisher: Routledge
Edition: 3 - 2010

Book Description

This concise introductory textbook emphasizes the major concepts of both anthropology and the anthropology of religion.  It is aimed at students encountering anthropology for the first time.  Reviewers describe the text as vivid, rich, user-friendly, accessible, and well-organized.

The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft examines religious expression from a cross-cultural perspective while incorporating key theoretical concepts.  In addition to providing a basic overview of anthropology, including definition of key terms and exposure to ethnographies, the text exposes students to the varying complexity of world religions.