John Bowen, a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, wrote this as a college textbook for anthropology of religion. The Place of Religions in Modern Nation-States.
John Bowen, a professor at Washington University in St. For this it is excellent. It is also really good for lay readers looking for an introduction to this field.
Religions in Practice book. Jan 18, 2017 Bob Cline rated it liked it. Shelves: religion, anthropology. This was an interesting look into religions around the world-how they are practiced and how they interact with the changing world. It is a bit dry but interesting reading.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995. xiv + 177 pp. including references and index.
Needham Heights, MA: Allyn &Bacon, 1998. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995. Reynolds, Vernon and Ralph Tanner. The Social Ecology of Religion. Oxford University Press, 1995. viii + 322 pp. including index. Holm, Jean and John Bowker, eds. Attitudes to Nature. London: Pinter Publishers, 1994. xii + 172 pp.
Chapter 1, "Studying Religion through Practice" brings the entire volume up to date by relating the approach taken in the text to post-9/11 concerns.
Religions in Practice provides a comprehensive and primarily theme-based overview for students of the anthropology of religion.
book by John R. Bowen. A textbook for a course in anthropology or comparative religion looking at how people engage in the broad range of activities that invoke realities and powers beyond the reach of ordinary sense.
Read "Religions in Practice An Approach to the Anthropology of Religion" by John R. Religions in Practice provides a comprehensive and primarily theme-based overview for students of the anthropology of religion. Whilst covering traditional topics such as magic, witchcraft, and spiritual healing, the book addresses key contemporary subjects including migration, transnationalism, nationalism, secularism, and law.
Religions in Practice, 6/e, offers an issues-oriented perspective on. .An excellent introduction to Anthropology of Religion
Religions in Practice, 6/e, offers an issues-oriented perspective on everyday religious behaviors – prayer, sacrifice, initiation, healing, etc. – by focusing on such topics as transnationalism, gender, and religious laws. An excellent introduction to Anthropology of Religion. It lays out the issues clearly, describes different theoretical approaches, and illustrates its points with lots of examples.
Examines religious practices from an anthropological perspective
Religions in Practice, 6/e, offers an issues-oriented perspective on everyday religious behaviors prayer, sacrifice, initiation, healing, etc. by focusing on such topics as transnationalism, gender, and religious laws. The text examines a full spectrum of religions, from small-scale societies to major, established religions. The in-depth treatment of Islam, Hinduism, and Christianity is particularly noteworthy and easily supplemented with field projects directly related to the text.
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Author: John R. Bowen
Category: Spirituality and spirituality
Subcategory: Religious Studies
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon; 2 edition (August 23, 2001)
Pages: 288 pages
ePUB size: 1918 kb
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