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1 Anthropology of Religion General definition – Beliefs and rituals concerned with supernatural beings, powers, and forces In this presentation, learn how anthropologists approach the study of religion.

2 Anthropology of Religion Three parts I.Portray the world supernaturally instead of scientifically Animism Animatism – Mana In this presentation, learn how anthropologists approach the study of religion.

3 Anthropology of Religion Three parts II.Symbolic expression of feelings Durkheim: system of beliefs and practices related to sacred things – Sacred Validation Affirms world view Understand contradictions In this presentation, learn how anthropologists approach the study of religion.

4 Anthropology of Religion Three parts – Ritual: repetitive, stereotyped behaviors; highly formalized Communitas Portrayal influence – Magic » Law of similarity » Law of contagion In this presentation, learn how anthropologists approach the study of religion.

5 Anthropology of Religion Three parts – Ritual: repetitive, stereotyped behaviors; highly formalized divination In this presentation, learn how anthropologists approach the study of religion.

6 Anthropology of Religion Durkheim: Geertz: adorn.jpg.jpe adorn.jpg.jpe Bali: content/photos/gebogan01.jpghttp://blog.baliwww.com/wp- content/photos/gebogan01.jpg Hindu Govinda festival: Baptism: Voodoo doll: In this presentation, learn how anthropologists approach the study of religion.


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