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Supernatural As Natural

Author : Michael Winkelman
ISBN : 9781317343721
Genre : Social Science
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This book provides a general introduction to the biological and evolutionary bases of religion and is suitable for introductory level courses in the anthropology and psychology of religion and comparative religion. Why did human ancestors everywhere adopt religious beliefs and customs? The presence and persistence of many religious features across the globe and time suggests that it is natural for humans to believe in the supernatural. In this new text, the authors explore both the biological and cultural dimensions of religion and the evolutionary origins of religious features.

Supernatural As Natural A Biocultural Approach To Religion

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781467299695
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Supernatural as Natural, A Biocultural Approach to Religion. In this book, you will learn topics such as CONSCIOUSNESS AND SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCES, RITUALIZED ANIMAL BEHAVIORS AND THE ROOTS OF RELIGIOSITY, THE ORIGINS OF SHAMANISM AND THE FLOWERING OF RELIGIOSITY, and THE ORIGINS AND FUNCTIONS OF RELIGIOUS HEALING plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.


Author : Michael Winkelman
ISBN : 9780313381812
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This book examines shamanism from evolutionary and biological perspectives to identify the origins of shamanic healing in rituals that enhance individual and group function. * Written by an internationally recognized scholar on shamanism * Illustrates evidence of ancient shamanic practices * A bibliography provides current and historical sources on shamanism

The Natural And The Supernatural In The Middle Ages

Author : Robert Bartlett
ISBN : 9780521878326
Genre : History
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Exploration of how medieval people categorized the world, concentrating on the division between the natural and the supernatural.

Anthropology And Religion

Author : Robert L. Winzeler
ISBN : 0759110468
Genre : Religion
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Drawing from ethnographic examples found throughout the world, this text covers what anthropologists know or think about religion, how they have studied it, and how they interpret or explain it. A key text for students of upper division courses in the anthropological study of religion.

The Pauline Concept Of Supernatural Powers

Author : Kabiro wa Gatumu
ISBN : 9781606084724
Genre : Religion
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The study of supernatural powers is fraught with vexing hermeneutical challenges, which aggravate further in the African context. While on the one hand Western anthropology tends to discount the idea of supernatural powers by attempting to 'explain them away', on the other Western biblical scholarship has mainly worked from the premise of 'demythologizing' them. But none of these approaches make tangible sense to African scholars for whom supernatural powers constitute an integral component of their spiritual psyche. This book, based on an examination of over a thousand documentary sources (both classic and modern), attempts to address the issue of interpreting supernatural powers from an African worldview. The author analyzes, identifies, and critiques major hermeneutical errors and offers a 'bridging hermeneutic' using the method of reader-response criticism.

Coyote America

Author : Dan Flores
ISBN : 9780465098538
Genre : Science
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Finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award "A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation." -Wall Street Journal Legends don't come close to capturing the incredible story of the coyote In the face of centuries of campaigns of annihilation employing gases, helicopters, and engineered epidemics, coyotes didn't just survive, they thrived, expanding across the continent from Alaska to New York. In the war between humans and coyotes, coyotes have won, hands-down. Coyote America is the illuminating five-million-year biography of this extraordinary animal, from its origins to its apotheosis. It is one of the great epics of our time.

Nature And The Supernatural As Together Constituting The One System Of God

Author : Horace Bushnell
ISBN : UVA:X030802255
Genre : Apologetics
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The Churchman

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Supernatural Strategies For Making A Rock N Roll Group

Author : Ian Svenonius
ISBN : 9781617751301
Genre : Music
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Washington, D.C.-based rock 'n' roll antihero Ian F. Svenonius provides an unparalleled and exquisitely provocative how-to guide for rock bands.

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