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Review: Islam Observed: Religious Development in Morocco and Indonesia

User Review  - Matthew Harris - Goodreads

Geertz is a structural functionalist who believes that humans use religion to make sense out of chaos. Easy to read text with, short and sweet with a lot of anthropological theory. Read full review

Review: Islam Observed: Religious Development in Morocco and Indonesia

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

Had this left over from college. Aimed at specialists, but between the discussions of methodology, which were relatively uninteresting to me, there were several nuggets of insight about the current ... Read full review

Review: Islam Observed: Religious Development in Morocco and Indonesia

User Review  - K. Euler - Goodreads

Geertz explores the impact of local culture and "common sense" on Islam (and the reverse) by tracing the evolution of Indonesian and Moroccan classical religious styles. The early chapters are a ... Read full review


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