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Ecstatic religion : a study of shamanism and spirit possession

Ecstatic religion : a study of shamanism and spirit possession

Author: Ioan M Lewis
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats

Probing the mysteries of spirit possession through the critical lens of anthropological and sociological theory, this fully revised and expanded edition is of crucial importance for students of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ioan M Lewis
ISBN: 0415301246 9780415301244 9780415305082 041530508X
OCLC Number: 265031156
Description: XXIV, 200 Seiten
Contents: Towards a sociology of ecstasy; trance and possession; affliction and its apotheosis; strategies of mystical attack - protest and its containment; possession and public morality - other cosmological systems; possession and psychiatry.
Responsibility: I.M. Lewis.
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