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us: Anthropology of religion


  • USE Here are entered works on the branch of learning that treats religion from an anthropological perspective. This heading may be divided geographically for works on this branch of learning in a specific place. Works on the religion of particular ethnic groups are entered under the name of the group subdivided by [Religion. Works on the theology of humankind are entered under Theological anthropology.]

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    • us: Religious anthropology
  • Broader Terms

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Burkard, Franz-Peter. Anthropologie der Religion, c2005.
    • found: Seymour-Smith, Charlotte. Dictionary of anthropology, 1986: p. 242 (religion, anthropology of; anthropology of religion)
    • found: Baer, Hans A. Medical anthropology and the world system, 1997: p. vii (anthropologists who study religious beliefs and practices generally refer to their subdiscipline as the "anthropology of religion" rather than "religious anthropology")
    • found: Google search, Jan. 9, 2006 (organization: Society for the Anthropology of Religion; also numerous college courses entitled Anthropology of religion)
  • LC Classification

    • GN470-GN474
  • General Notes

    • USE Here are entered works on the branch of learning that treats religion from an anthropological perspective. This heading may be divided geographically for works on this branch of learning in a specific place. Works on the religion of particular ethnic groups are entered under the name of the group subdivided by [Religion. Works on the theology of humankind are entered under Theological anthropology.]
  • Change Notes

    • 2005-11-28: new
    • 2006-01-26: revised
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