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Religions in practice : an approach to the anthropology of religion

Author: John R Bowen
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©1998.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Bowen
ISBN: 0205200117 9780205200115
OCLC Number: 37457869
Description: xii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Elements and Theories of Religion Defining Religion Three Approaches to Religion Religions in Practice 2. Doctrine and Practice in Tension Changing Western Ideas of Religion Combining Religious Practices in Japan From Practice to Doctrine in Islamic Law 3. Transitions in Life and Death Sequence and the Liminal Stage of Rituals The Creation of Life and Fertility Grief, Fear, and Ritual Representing and Creating the Social Order Debates about Death; Debates about Life 4. Extending Our Powers: "Magic" and Healing Understanding "Magic." Healing and Culture Trance, Possession, and Healing Modern Magic in Japanese New Religions 5. Explaining Misfortune: Witchcraft and Sorcery Religion and Explanation Sorcery as a Focus on Practitioners Witchcraft and Moral Accounts of Misfortune Witchcraft as a Characteristic of the Individual Witchcraft as Satan versus God 6. Sacrifice Contested The Logic of Sacrifice Sacrifice and Society Movements away from Sacrifice 7. Prohibitions and Boundaries Taboos, Eating, and Social Inequality Taboos and Community in Judaism Muslim Comparisons: Whom Should You Marry? 8. Objects, Images, and Worship Conveying Meaning Through Symbols Masks in West Africa Relics and Images in Catholicism Mary and Marys in European Societies Translating Religion Across Cultures: Mary in the Americas 9. Sacred Speech and Divine Power The Qur'an as Recitation of God's Speech The Creative Power of Navajo Speech and Song Speech and Grace in Protestant Churches 10. Places and Pilgrims Centers and Directions Dimensions of Pilgrimage The Pilgrimage to Mecca Contrasts in Pilgrimage from Japan and India 11. Religious Authority and Religious Movements Saints as Exemplars and as Source of Assistance Prophets and Social Change Revitalization Movements: Messiahs, Millennia, and Revivals Mormon Prophecy and Authority Muhammad and His Successors 12. The Place of Religions in Modern Nation-States Religious Nationalisms Religion and State Law Religious Minorities and Public Religions Minority Religions in Europe: Toleration or Public Recognition? Religion, Nation, and State in the United States.
Responsibility: John R. Bowen.

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