A reader in the anthropology of religion / edited by Michael Lambek The Construction of Religion as an Anthropological Category /​ Talal Asad; Pt. II. Poiesis. Available in: Paperback. In the second edition of the highly acclaimed Reader in the Anthropology of Religion, Michael Lambek collects some of. A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion has 53 ratings and 3 reviews. Janine said: Not for the uninitiated in anthropology. This book collects excerpts.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. On Being Shege in Kinshasa: The Composition of Religious Worlds:. Lambekbegins with a general introduction to familiarize the reader withthe subject matter, and then prefaces each selection with helpfulcontextual remarks and suggestions for further reading. Foundations of Anthropological Theory Robert Launay.


Lxmbek is a textbook for me for a class called, “Magic, Witchcraft and Religion”, which is not nearly as interesting as it sounds. Lambek has compiled an excellent anthology.

A Reader In the Anthropology Of Religion by Lambek, Michael

It does not have any textbook features, no call-outs, no glossary, no exercises, just miles of black and white text: Moral, Believing Animals Christian Smith.

Draconianheart rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Back cover copy In the second edition of the highly acclaimed Reader in theAnthropology of Religion, Michael Lambek collects some of themost significant classic and contemporary writings on the subject, creating an unparalleled guide to the past, present, and future ofthe field.

State Library of NSW. 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.

Not for the uninitiated in anthropology.

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A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion

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