A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion

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Michael Lambek
Wiley, 2002 - Religion - 620 pages
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A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion is a collection of some of the most significant classic and contemporary writings on the anthropology of religion. It includes both material whose theme is 'religion' in a straightforward and obvious sense, as well as material that has expanded how we might look at religion - and the horizons of what we mean by 'religion' - linking it to broader questions of culture and politics.

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I read this book (at least, I read several of the sections) and found it illuminating and, as my professor of religious anthropology called it, "muddying", as these texts don't so much as definitively ... Read full review

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Michael Lambek is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto and author of Knowledge and Practice in Mayotte (1993) and Human Spirits (1981), and co-editor of Tense Past: Cultural Essays in Trauma and Memory (with Paul Antze 1996).

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