A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion (Wiley Blackwell by Janice Boddy,Michael Lambek

By Janice Boddy,Michael Lambek

A better half to the Anthropology of Religion offers a set of unique, ethnographically-informed essays that discover the diversity of ideals, practices, and spiritual reviews within the modern global and asks how one can take into consideration faith as a topic of anthropological inquiry.

  • Presents a suite of unique, ethnographically-informed essays exploring the big variety of ideals, practices, and spiritual reports within the modern world
  • Explores a wide diversity of themes together with the ‘perspectivism’ debate, the increase of non secular nationalism, reflections on faith and new media, faith and politics, and concepts of self and gender when it comes to spiritual belief
  • Includes examples drawn from diversified spiritual traditions and from numerous areas of the world
  • Features newly-commissioned articles reflecting the main updated learn and demanding pondering within the box, written via a global group of top scholars
  • Adds immeasurably to our figuring out of the advanced relationships among faith, tradition, society, and the person in today’s world

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