The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft

4th Edition

Rebecca Stein, Philip L. Stein

Published May 9, 2017
Textbook - 310 Pages
ISBN 9781138692527 - CAT# Y286430

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This concise and accessible textbook introduces students to the anthropological study of religion. Stein and Stein examine religious expression from a cross-cultural perspective and expose students to the varying complexity of world religions. The chapters incorporate key theoretical concepts and a rich range of ethnographic material.

The fourth edition of The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft offers:
• increased coverage of new religious movements, fundamentalism, and religion and conflict/violence;
• fresh case study material with examples drawn from around the globe;
• further resources via a comprehensive companion website.

This is an essential guide for students encountering anthropology of religion for the first time.


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