Ritual and belief : readings in the anthropology of religion / edited by David Hicks.
Contributor(s): Hicks, DavidLanguage: English Publisher: Boston : McGraw Hill College, 1999.Description: xxvi, 454p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0070288178
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Bibliographical references: p.443-444.
1, Perspectives. Animism / Edward B. Tylor; The return of totemism in childhood / Sigmund Freud; The elementary forms of the religious life / E. Durkheim; Religion as a cultural system / Clifford Geertz; 2, Myth, cosmology and symbolic classification. The role of myth in life / B. Malinowski; The structural study of myth / C. Lévi-Strauss; The Dogon / M. Griaule, G. Dieterlen; Pollution / Mary Douglas; 3, Gods, spirits and souls. Magic and religion / James G. Frazer; The problem of symbols / E.E. Evans-Pritchard; The ghost cult in Bunyoro / J. Beattie; Sorcerers, ghosts and polluting women / Shirley Lindenbaum; 4, Shamans, priests and sorcerers. The woman who didn't become a shaman / Margery Wolf; The sound of rushing water / M.J. Harner; Apocalypse at Jonestown / John R. Hall; The sorcerer and his magic / C. Lévi-Strauss; 5, Ritual. Ritual / Edmund R. Leach; Ritual symbolism, morality and social structure among the Ndembu / Victor Turner; Return to the womb / David Hicks; The morphology and function of magic: Trobriand and Zande ritual / E.E. Evans-Pritchard; 6, Body and mind. My adventure with Ebene / Napoleon A. Chagnon; Magical hair / E.R. Leach; Nonmedical healing / Jerome D. Frank; The sweat lodge / William K. Powers; 7, Magic and witchcraft. Sympethetic magic / J.G. Frazer; Men bewitch others when they hate them / E.E. Evans-Pritchard; Witchcraft and social identity / Paul Boyer, S. Nissenbaum; Synthetic images / Rodney Needham; 8, The natural environment. Cosmology as ecological analysis: a view from the rain forest / G. Reichel-Dolmatoff; Ritual regulation of environmental relations, New Guinea / Roy A. Rappaport; Ainu worldview and bear hunting / T. Irimoto; Divination / Omar K. Moore; 9, Death. The contemporary American funeral ritual / Walter W. Whitaker; "Voodoo" death / Walter B. Cannon; Symbolic associations of death / Peter Metcalf, Richard Huntington; Making the king divine: Timor / D. Hicks; 10, Gender and sexuality. Epilogue / P. Reeves Sanday; The virgin of Guadeloupe / Eric R. Wolf; "In thy blood live": Judeo-Christian tradition / Leonie J. Archer; Freyja and Frigg / B.-M. Näsström; 11, Agents of change. Revitalization movements / Anthony F.C. Wallace; Cargo cults / P.M. Worsley; The ghost dance religion / Alice B. Kehoe; Judaism, Christianity and the socio-economic order / Max Weber.