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A reader in the anthropology of religion, edited by Michael Lambek

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A reader in the anthropology of religion
Title
A reader in the anthropology of religion
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Lambek
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Lambek, Michael
Series statement
Blackwell anthologies in social & cultural anthropology
Series volume
12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Religion
Label
A reader in the anthropology of religion, edited by Michael Lambek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [630]-672) and index
Contents
  • Pt. I.
  • Context of Understanding and Debate.
  • p. 19
  • Opening Frameworks.
  • p. 21
  • 1.
  • Religion in Primitive Culture/
  • Edward Burnett Tylor
  • p. 23
  • 2.
  • Elementary Forms of Religious Life/
  • Emile Durkheim
  • p. 34
  • 3.
  • Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism/
  • Max Weber
  • p. 48
  • 4.
  • Religion as a Cultural System/
  • Clifford Geertz
  • p. 57
  • Skeptical Rejoinders.
  • p. 77
  • 5.
  • Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough/
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • p. 79
  • 6.
  • Religion, Totemism and Symbolism/
  • W. E. H. Stanner
  • p. 82
  • 7.
  • Remarks on the Verb "To Believe"/
  • Jean Pouillon
  • p. 90
  • 8.
  • Christians as Believers/
  • Malcolm Ruel
  • p. 97
  • 9.
  • Construction of Religion as an Anthropological Category/
  • Talal Asad
  • p. 110
  • Pt. II.
  • Poiesis: The Composition of Religious Worlds.
  • p. 127
  • Signs and Symbols.
  • p. 129
  • 10.
  • Logic of Signs and Symbols/
  • Susanne K. Langer
  • p. 131
  • 11.
  • Problem of Symbols/
  • E. E. Evans-Pritchard
  • p. 139
  • 12.
  • On Key Symbols/
  • Sherry B. Ortner
  • p. 151
  • 13.
  • Virgin of Guadalupe: A Mexican National Symbol/
  • Eric R. Wolf
  • p. 160
  • Structure, Function, and Interpretation.
  • p. 167
  • 14.
  • Myth in Primitive Psychology/
  • Bronislaw Malinowski
  • p. 168
  • 15.
  • Folk Dialectics of Nature and Culture/
  • Marshall Sahlins
  • p. 176
  • 16.
  • Land Animals, Pure and Impure/
  • Mary Douglas
  • p. 183
  • 17.
  • Jivaro Version of Totem and Taboo/
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • p. 196
  • 18.
  • Text-Building, Epistemology, and Aesthetics in Javanese Shadow Theatre/
  • Alton L. Becker
  • p. 206
  • Moral Inversions and Spaces of Disorder.
  • p. 225
  • 19.
  • Winnebago Trickster Figure/
  • Paul Radin
  • p. 226
  • 20.
  • Witchcraft and Sexual Relations: An Exploration in the Social and Semantic Implications of the Structure of Belief/
  • Raymond C. Kelly
  • p. 238
  • 21.
  • Politics and Poetics of Transgression/
  • Peter Stallybrass
  • Allon White
  • p. 253
  • Conceptualizing the Cosmos.
  • p. 265
  • 22.
  • Closure and Multiplication: An Essay on Polynesian Cosmology and Ritual/
  • Alfred Gell
  • p. 267
  • 23.
  • Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism/
  • Eduardo Viveiros de Castro
  • p. 280
  • Pt. III.
  • Praxis: Religious Action.
  • p. 299
  • Movement in Ritual: Emergence.
  • p. 301
  • 24.
  • Control of Experience: Symbolic Action/
  • Godfrey Lienhardt
  • p. 302
  • 25.
  • Form and Meaning of Magical Acts/
  • Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah
  • p. 311
  • 26.
  • Liminality and Communitas/
  • Victor Turner
  • p. 326
  • Gender, Subjectivity, and the Body.
  • p. 341
  • 27.
  • "Jewish Comes Up in You from the Roots"/
  • Barbara Myerhoff
  • p. 342
  • 28.
  • Fate in Relation to the Social Structure/
  • Meyer Fortes
  • p. 350
  • 29.
  • Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience/
  • Gananath Obeyesekere
  • p. 356
  • 30.
  • Spirits and Selves in Northern Sudan: The Cultural Therapeutics of Possession and Trance/
  • Janice Boddy
  • p. 368
  • 31.
  • Poetics of Time in Mayan Divination/
  • Dennis Tedlock
  • p. 386
  • What Ritual Does: The Foundations of Order.
  • p. 397
  • 32.
  • Disconnection between Power and Rank as a Process/
  • Maurice Bloch
  • p. 398
  • 33.
  • Enactments of Meaning/
  • Roy A. Rappaport
  • p. 410
  • Pt. IV.
  • Historical Dynamics: Power, Modernity, and Change.
  • p. 429
  • Capitalism, Colonialism, Christianity, and Conflict.
  • p. 431
  • 34.
  • New Heaven, New Earth/
  • Kenelm Burridge
  • p. 432
  • 35.
  • Genesis of Capitalism amongst a South American Peasantry: Devil's Labor and the Baptism of Money/
  • Michael Taussig
  • p. 447
  • 36.
  • Colonization of Consciousness/
  • John Comaroff
  • Jean Comaroff
  • p. 464
  • 37.
  • Convicted by the Holy Spirit: The Rhetoric of Fundamental Baptist Conversion/
  • Susan F. Harding
  • p. 479
  • 38.
  • On Being Shege in Kinshasa: Children, the Occult and the Street/
  • Filip De Boeck
  • p. 495
  • Religious Ethics and Politics in the State, Public Sphere, and Transnational Scene.
  • p. 507
  • 39.
  • Civil Religion in America/
  • Robert N. Bellah
  • p. 509
  • 40.
  • Shamanic Practices and the State in Northern Asia: Views from the Center and Periphery/
  • Caroline Humphrey
  • p. 519
  • 41.
  • 'Using the Past to Negate the Present': Ritual Ethics and State Rationality in Ancient China/
  • Mayfair Mei-hui Yang
  • p. 533
  • 42.
  • Passional Preaching, Aural Sensibility, and the Islamic Revival in Cairo/
  • Charles Hirschkind
  • p. 544
  • 43.
  • Moral Landscapes: Ethical Discourses among Orthodox and Diaspora Jains/
  • Anne Vallely
  • p. 560
  • 44.
  • Candomble in Pink, Green and Black: Re-scripting the Afro-Brazilian Religious Heritage in the Public Sphere of Salvador, Bahia/
  • Mattijs van de Port
  • p. 573
  • 45.
  • Martyr vs. Martyr: The Sacred Language of Violence/
  • Galit Hasan-Rokem
  • p. 590
  • Afterword.
  • p. 597
  • 46.
  • Evidence and Presence, Spectral and Other/
  • Stephan Palmie
  • p. 598
  • Pt. V.
  • Research Tools.
  • p. 611
  • Guide to the Literature.
  • p. 613
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 630
  • Index.
  • p. 673
Control code
111125657
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
xii, 679 p.
Isbn
9781405136143
Lccn
2007011995
Label
A reader in the anthropology of religion, edited by Michael Lambek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [630]-672) and index
Contents
  • Pt. I.
  • Context of Understanding and Debate.
  • p. 19
  • Opening Frameworks.
  • p. 21
  • 1.
  • Religion in Primitive Culture/
  • Edward Burnett Tylor
  • p. 23
  • 2.
  • Elementary Forms of Religious Life/
  • Emile Durkheim
  • p. 34
  • 3.
  • Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism/
  • Max Weber
  • p. 48
  • 4.
  • Religion as a Cultural System/
  • Clifford Geertz
  • p. 57
  • Skeptical Rejoinders.
  • p. 77
  • 5.
  • Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough/
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • p. 79
  • 6.
  • Religion, Totemism and Symbolism/
  • W. E. H. Stanner
  • p. 82
  • 7.
  • Remarks on the Verb "To Believe"/
  • Jean Pouillon
  • p. 90
  • 8.
  • Christians as Believers/
  • Malcolm Ruel
  • p. 97
  • 9.
  • Construction of Religion as an Anthropological Category/
  • Talal Asad
  • p. 110
  • Pt. II.
  • Poiesis: The Composition of Religious Worlds.
  • p. 127
  • Signs and Symbols.
  • p. 129
  • 10.
  • Logic of Signs and Symbols/
  • Susanne K. Langer
  • p. 131
  • 11.
  • Problem of Symbols/
  • E. E. Evans-Pritchard
  • p. 139
  • 12.
  • On Key Symbols/
  • Sherry B. Ortner
  • p. 151
  • 13.
  • Virgin of Guadalupe: A Mexican National Symbol/
  • Eric R. Wolf
  • p. 160
  • Structure, Function, and Interpretation.
  • p. 167
  • 14.
  • Myth in Primitive Psychology/
  • Bronislaw Malinowski
  • p. 168
  • 15.
  • Folk Dialectics of Nature and Culture/
  • Marshall Sahlins
  • p. 176
  • 16.
  • Land Animals, Pure and Impure/
  • Mary Douglas
  • p. 183
  • 17.
  • Jivaro Version of Totem and Taboo/
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • p. 196
  • 18.
  • Text-Building, Epistemology, and Aesthetics in Javanese Shadow Theatre/
  • Alton L. Becker
  • p. 206
  • Moral Inversions and Spaces of Disorder.
  • p. 225
  • 19.
  • Winnebago Trickster Figure/
  • Paul Radin
  • p. 226
  • 20.
  • Witchcraft and Sexual Relations: An Exploration in the Social and Semantic Implications of the Structure of Belief/
  • Raymond C. Kelly
  • p. 238
  • 21.
  • Politics and Poetics of Transgression/
  • Peter Stallybrass
  • Allon White
  • p. 253
  • Conceptualizing the Cosmos.
  • p. 265
  • 22.
  • Closure and Multiplication: An Essay on Polynesian Cosmology and Ritual/
  • Alfred Gell
  • p. 267
  • 23.
  • Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism/
  • Eduardo Viveiros de Castro
  • p. 280
  • Pt. III.
  • Praxis: Religious Action.
  • p. 299
  • Movement in Ritual: Emergence.
  • p. 301
  • 24.
  • Control of Experience: Symbolic Action/
  • Godfrey Lienhardt
  • p. 302
  • 25.
  • Form and Meaning of Magical Acts/
  • Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah
  • p. 311
  • 26.
  • Liminality and Communitas/
  • Victor Turner
  • p. 326
  • Gender, Subjectivity, and the Body.
  • p. 341
  • 27.
  • "Jewish Comes Up in You from the Roots"/
  • Barbara Myerhoff
  • p. 342
  • 28.
  • Fate in Relation to the Social Structure/
  • Meyer Fortes
  • p. 350
  • 29.
  • Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience/
  • Gananath Obeyesekere
  • p. 356
  • 30.
  • Spirits and Selves in Northern Sudan: The Cultural Therapeutics of Possession and Trance/
  • Janice Boddy
  • p. 368
  • 31.
  • Poetics of Time in Mayan Divination/
  • Dennis Tedlock
  • p. 386
  • What Ritual Does: The Foundations of Order.
  • p. 397
  • 32.
  • Disconnection between Power and Rank as a Process/
  • Maurice Bloch
  • p. 398
  • 33.
  • Enactments of Meaning/
  • Roy A. Rappaport
  • p. 410
  • Pt. IV.
  • Historical Dynamics: Power, Modernity, and Change.
  • p. 429
  • Capitalism, Colonialism, Christianity, and Conflict.
  • p. 431
  • 34.
  • New Heaven, New Earth/
  • Kenelm Burridge
  • p. 432
  • 35.
  • Genesis of Capitalism amongst a South American Peasantry: Devil's Labor and the Baptism of Money/
  • Michael Taussig
  • p. 447
  • 36.
  • Colonization of Consciousness/
  • John Comaroff
  • Jean Comaroff
  • p. 464
  • 37.
  • Convicted by the Holy Spirit: The Rhetoric of Fundamental Baptist Conversion/
  • Susan F. Harding
  • p. 479
  • 38.
  • On Being Shege in Kinshasa: Children, the Occult and the Street/
  • Filip De Boeck
  • p. 495
  • Religious Ethics and Politics in the State, Public Sphere, and Transnational Scene.
  • p. 507
  • 39.
  • Civil Religion in America/
  • Robert N. Bellah
  • p. 509
  • 40.
  • Shamanic Practices and the State in Northern Asia: Views from the Center and Periphery/
  • Caroline Humphrey
  • p. 519
  • 41.
  • 'Using the Past to Negate the Present': Ritual Ethics and State Rationality in Ancient China/
  • Mayfair Mei-hui Yang
  • p. 533
  • 42.
  • Passional Preaching, Aural Sensibility, and the Islamic Revival in Cairo/
  • Charles Hirschkind
  • p. 544
  • 43.
  • Moral Landscapes: Ethical Discourses among Orthodox and Diaspora Jains/
  • Anne Vallely
  • p. 560
  • 44.
  • Candomble in Pink, Green and Black: Re-scripting the Afro-Brazilian Religious Heritage in the Public Sphere of Salvador, Bahia/
  • Mattijs van de Port
  • p. 573
  • 45.
  • Martyr vs. Martyr: The Sacred Language of Violence/
  • Galit Hasan-Rokem
  • p. 590
  • Afterword.
  • p. 597
  • 46.
  • Evidence and Presence, Spectral and Other/
  • Stephan Palmie
  • p. 598
  • Pt. V.
  • Research Tools.
  • p. 611
  • Guide to the Literature.
  • p. 613
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 630
  • Index.
  • p. 673
Control code
111125657
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
xii, 679 p.
Isbn
9781405136143
Lccn
2007011995

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