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- ISBN: 9780078034947 | 0078034949
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/27/2012
Magic Witchcraft and Religion: A Reader in the Anthropology of Religiontakes an anthropological approach to the study of religious beliefs and practices, both strange and familiar. The engaging articles on all key issues related to the anthropology of religion grab the attention of students, while giving them an excellent foundation in contemporary ideas and approaches in the field. The multiple authors included in each chapter represent a range of interests, geographic foci, and ways of looking at each subject. Features of the ninth edition include new study questions and articles, as well as updated discussions on religion, illness, healing, and death.