Rebecca Stein ; Philip L. Stein
Students are given an overview of the anthropological study of religion through the medium of this textbook, which is both succinct and approachable. Students are introduced to the many and complicated aspects of religions from throughout the world through Stein & Stein's examination of religious expression from a global viewpoint. Key theoretical notions and a diverse array of ethnographic information are incorporated throughout the chapters.
• 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. The fourth edition of The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft offers the following: • increased coverage of new religious movements, fundamentalism, and religion and conflict/violence.
Students who are new to the study of the anthropology of religion should consult this guide before beginning their studies.