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To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Unable to add item to List. This book uses a wide range of historical and ethnographic examples to address not only what is studied by anthropologists of religion, but how such studies are approached. Beilio is able to quickly summarise key concepts & theories. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. James S. Bielo is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Miami University, Ohio, USA. One of the professional reviewers of this book calls it a “tour de force”: he hits the nail on the head. He astutely focuses on interactions between major world religions (Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism) and local religious traditions...Chapters follow a logical progression, giving readers a sense of the anthropology of religion as a discipline. - Religion (review by Abby Day and Simon Coleman), "this is a short but powerful book, and one that I would recommend to anyone who is searching for an engaging introduction to the anthropology of religion" - Kate Yanina DeConinck, University of San Diego. The students of James Bielo at Miami are lucky indeed. "Anthropologist Bielo uses a wide range of ethnographic examples to highlight human interactions with spirits, the embodiment of spirits in language and material objects, and the multiple roles of ritual, time, and place in religious expressions. Accessible, stimulating and making all sorts of creative connections, this book provides a wonderful survey of the field’s hot – and some cooler - spots. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introductory text organized around key issues that all anthropologists of religion face. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. How do human agents interact with gods and spirits? This book uses a wide range of historical and ethnographic examples to address not only what. What is the nature of doing religious ethnography? There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Please try again. O livro é uma ótima introdução à antropologia da religião, apresentando de modo objetivo e extremamente didático as prinicpais discussões na área. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introductory text organized around key issues that all anthropologists of religion face. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. 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