A reader in the anthropology of religion / edited by Michael Lambek The Construction of Religion as an Anthropological Category /​ Talal Asad; Pt. II. Poiesis. Available in: Paperback. In the second edition of the highly acclaimed Reader in the Anthropology of Religion, Michael Lambek collects some of. A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion has 53 ratings and 3 reviews. Janine said: Not for the uninitiated in anthropology. This book collects excerpts.

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It is a textbook for me for a class called, “Magic, Witchcraft and Religion”, which is not nearly as interesting as it sounds.

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A Reader In the Anthropology Of Religion

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Leah rated it really liked it Dec 25, Dolmaze rated it it was amazing Jan 06, It includes both material whose theme is ‘religion’ in a straightforward and obvious sense, anthrooology well as material that has expanded how we might look at religion – and the horizons of what we mean by ‘religion’ – linking it to broader questions of culture and politics.

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A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion by Michael Lambek

Lambek has compiled an excellent anthology. Remarks on the Verb “To Believe”: Mattijs van de Port.

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A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion

Evidence and Reliyion, Spectral and Other: Lambekbegins with a general introduction to familiarize the reader withthe subject matter, and then prefaces each selection with helpfulcontextual remarks and suggestions for further reading.

There are also chapters of anthropologists critiquing older anthropologists’ work that you just read in the previous chapter.

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