Anthropological approaches to the study of religion
Michael Banton, Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth, Jesus College (University of Cambridge)
Tavistock Publications, 1966 - Religion - 176 pages
As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion.
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Religion as a Cultural System
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