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AN3205: Anthropology of Religion, Ritual, and Myth – Professor Tilghman Reading: Bielo Chapter 3 “Bodies, Words, and Things” Questions: 1. What is “mediation ” ? And what does Bielo state are three important qualities of mediation in religion? (p55)
2. Bielo states that “religious communities use food to say things about who they are” (p58). Explain how food is used in this way by two communities: African- American Sunni Muslim (AASM) and African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem (AHIJ).

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