Religion in primitive society / Wilson D. Wallis.

New York : F.S. Crofts and Company, 1939.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
GN470 .W3 Available Request
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
GN470 .W21 Off-site
Subjects Religion.
Series Crofts anthropology series.
Description ix pages, 1 leaf, 388 pages : plates ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1939.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-366).
Contents The sphere of religion -- The natural and the supernatural -- Sacred places -- Sacred objects -- Sacred trees -- Sacred animals -- Sacred persons -- The gods -- Consecration, purification, and confession -- Offering and sacrifice -- Prayer -- Ritual, ceremonial, and symbolism -- Fast, feast, and vision -- Supernatural sanctions -- The life after death: preliterate cultures -- The life after death: historic cultures -- The status of woman in the cult -- The impact of culture -- The distribution of religious patterns -- Reason, motive, and caprice.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1201465
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wallis, Wilson D. 1886-1970.
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