The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft (Paperback)

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This concise and accessible textbook introduces students to the anthropological study of religion. Stein and Stein examine religious expression from a cross-cultural perspective and expose students to the varying complexity of world religions. The chapters incorporate key theoretical concepts and a rich range of ethnographic material.

The fourth edition of The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft offers:
- increased coverage of new religious movements, fundamentalism, and religion and conflict/violence;
- fresh case study material with examples drawn from around the globe;
- further resources via a comprehensive companion website.

This is an essential guide for students encountering anthropology of religion for the first time.

About the Author


Rebecca L. Stein is Professor of Anthropology and Department Chair at Los Angeles Valley College, USA.Philip L. Stein is Professor of Anthropology (Emeritus) at Los Angeles Pierce College, USA. He is a fellow of the American Anthropological Association and a past president of the Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781138692527
ISBN-10: 1138692522
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 9th, 2017
Pages: 310
Language: English