Special Issue "Anthropology and Religion"
A special issue of Social Sciences (ISSN 2076-0760).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 July 2014)
The principal objectives of this section are (1) to identify the principal currents of thought and research in contemporary Anthropology of Religion; (2) provide a brief, critical history of the discipline from its inception to the present; (3) to discuss in depth the interplay of the so-called world religions and their translations into, revisions by, or transformation by local religious traditions. Special attention will be given to the processes of migration and transnational religions; the globalization of spiritual practices; the intersection of Religion, Medicine, and Health; and finally, the question of Violence and Religion.
Prof. Dr. Robin M. Wright
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- history of theory and method
- religious specialists
- religion and nature
- religious movements
- religious experience
- theory of myth and ritual
- cosmology, eschatology, and cosmogony
- transnationalization of religions
- religion and medicine