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A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion

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A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion presents a collection of original, ethnographically-informed essays that explore the variety of beliefs, practices, and religious experiences in the contemporary world and asks how to think about religion as a subject of anthropological inquiry.Presents a collection of original, ethnographically-informed essays exploring the wide variety of beliefs, practices, and religious experiences in the contemporary worldExplores a broad range of topics including the ‘perspectivism’ debate, the rise of religious nationalism, reflections on religion and new media, religion and politics, and ideas of self and gender in relation to religious beliefIncludes examples drawn from different religious traditions and from several regions of the worldFeatures newly-commissioned articles reflecting the most up-to-date research and critical thinking in the field, written by an international team of leading scholarsAdds immeasurably to our understanding of the complex relationships between religion, culture, society, and the individual in today’s world

Author: Boddy Janice
Publisher: BLACKWELL
Pages: 567
ISBN: 9781119124993
Cover: Paperback
Edition Number: 1
Release Year: 2015

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