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Unformatted text preview: Forager: chief concerns- abundance of game illness ** must show respect for the animals you kill- if not, you will get sick forager gods tend to be animal gods Peasants: chief concerns- fertility illness gods- ancestral spirits o dead ancestors (souls) o still interested in the living o if ancestors are happy with you, they will help you ancestors want: family harmony respect and remembered respect rituals if ancestors are not happy with the living, they bring illness Culture bound religions vs. world religions Culture bound religions: most religions religion is for a single culture born into it no human founder no text based on solving todays problems World religions: for anyone most people belong choice human founder text is important salvation...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course ANT 46.200 taught by Professor Minderhout during the Spring '07 term at Bloomsburg.
- Spring '07
- Cultural Anthropology