Reader in comparative religion : an anthropological approach / William A. Lessa, Evon Z. Vogt.

; Vogt, Evon Z. (Evon Zartman), 1918-2004
2d ed.. New York : Harper and Row, [1965] .

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Other Authors Vogt, Evon Z. 1918-2004.
Subjects Anthropology.
Antropologie.
Antropologische aspecten.
Religion.
Religions.
Vergelijkende godsdienstwetenschap.
Description xiii, 656 pages : illustrations, charts, plan ; 27 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
©1965
Notes Includes: "Selected monographs on non-Western religious systems" (p. 640-645) ; "General Bibliography" (pages 646-653) ; and index (pages (655-656).
Contents 1. The origin and development of religion: Animism / Tylor -- The nature, attributes, and worship of the primitive high god / Schmidt -- The formation of monotheism / Pettazzoni -- Sacrifice among the Semites / Smith -- Totem and taboo : an ethnologic psychoanalysis / Kroeber -- Totem and taboo in retrospect / Kroeber -- The elementary forms of the religious life / Durkheim -- Religion and society : a critique of Émile Durkheim's theory of the origin and nature of religion / Goldenweiser -- Religious evolution / Bellah -- 2. The function of religion in human society: The ancient city / Fustel de Coulanges -- The role of magic and religion / Malinowski -- Taboo / Radcliffe-Brown -- Anxiety and ritual : the theories of Malinowski and Radcliffe-Brown / Homans -- Religious perspectives in sociology and social psychology / Parsons -- Religion in human life / Lowie -- 3. Myth and ritual: Myths and rituals : a general theory / Kluckhohn -- The dreaming / Stanner -- A Gilbertese creation myth / Grimble -- The Zuni Shalako ceremony / Wilson -- The decreasing power of myth on Ulithi / Lessa -- Offering and sacrifice : problems of organization / Firth -- The vision quest among the North American Indians / Lowie -- Obsessive acts and religious practices / Freud -- 4. Symbolism. Religion as a cultural system / Geertz -- An American sacred ceremony / Warner -- The virgin of Guadalupe : a Mexican national symbol / Wolf -- Symbolic wounds / Bettelheim -- Two essays concerning the symbolic representation of time / Leach -- Freud and football / Childe Herald -- 5. Mana and taboo: Mana / Codrington -- Mana in Polynesia / Handy -- The tabu / Ellis -- Taboo as a possible factor involved in the obsolescence of Navaho pottery and basketry / Tschopik -- 6. Totemism: Totemism / Goldenweiser -- Australian totemism / Elkin -- Totemism and the A.E.F. / Linton -- The bear and the barber / Lévi-Strauss -- 7. Magic, witchcraft, and divination: Sympathetic magic / Frazer -- A fresh approach to the problem of magic and religion / Titiev -- The two sorcerers / Grey -- "Voodoo" death / Cannon -- Witchcraft explains unfortunate events / Evans-Pritchard -- A typical case of witchcraft in old England / Kittredge -- Divining by familiar spirits among the Amazulu / Callaway -- Consulting the poison oracle among the Azande / Evans-Pritchard -- Somatomancy : precursor of the science of human constitution / Lessa -- Water witching : an interpretation of a ritual pattern in a rural American community / Vogt -- Divination : a new perspective / Moore -- Divination and its social contexts / Park -- 8. The magical treatment of illness: Problems of primitive medicine / Ackerknecht -- Magical fright / Gillin -- An Eskimo shaman purifies a sick person / Rasmussen -- Body ritual among the Nacirema / Miner -- 9. Death, ghosts, and ancestor worship: An interpretation of ambivalence of two American Indian tribes / Opler -- Ghosts, Ifaluk, and teleological functionalism / Spiro -- Ancestral spirits and social structure among the Plateau Tonga / Colson -- The nature of Katcinas / Bunzel -- The development of ancestral images in China / Laufer -- 10. Shamans and priests: Shamans and priests among the Plains Indians / Lowie -- Shamanistic performance in the inner room / Bogoras -- A shaman's journey to the sea spirit / Rasmussen -- A study of shamanism in the Nuba Mountains / Nadel -- Aztec sacrifice / Sahagún -- A Maya priest in action / Thompson -- 11. Dynamics in religion: Interrelationships between religion and nature in the ancient Near East / Frankfort and Frankfort -- Pesach : its origins / Schauss -- Nativistic movements / Linton -- Acculturation and Messianic movements / Barber -- The Navaho Indians and the Ghost Dance of 1890 / Hill -- The Peyote way / Slotkin -- The significance of modern cults in Melanesian development / Belshaw -- Pursuit of the millennium : the relation between religious and social change / Talmon -- A note on relative deprivation theory as applied to millenarian and other cult movements / Aberle -- African gods and Catholic saints in New World religious belief / Herskovits -- Ritual and social change : a Javanese example / Geertz -- 12. New methods of analysis: The structural study of myth / Lévi-Strauss -- Lévi-Strauss in the Garden of Eden : an examination of some recent developments in the analysis of myth / Leach -- A structural description of Subanun "religious behavior" / Frake -- Tenejapa medicine I : the curer / Metzger and Williams -- Structural and conceptual replication in Zinacantan culture / Vogt -- The absent father and cross-sex identity / Burton and Whiting -- The function of male initiation ceremonies : a cross-cultural test of an alternative hypothesis (with comment by John W.M. Whiting and rejoinder by Frank W. Young) / Young.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)373471
(OCoLC)ocm00373471
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WorldCat Identities Lessa, William Armand.
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