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By Robert L. Winzeler

Drawing from ethnographic examples came upon in the course of the international, this revised and up-to-date textual content deals an advent to what anthropologists recognize or take into consideration faith, how they've got studied it, and the way they've got interpreted or defined it because the overdue 19th century. Robert Winzeler’s balanced attention of vintage themes, easy thoughts, and new advancements within the anthropological research of faith strikes past cultural anthropology and ethnography to collect info from actual anthropology, prehistory, and archaeology. Written as a worldly yet obtainable remedy of the problems, Anthropology and Religion is a key textual content for upper-division classes.

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