Anthropology of Religion, Ritual, and Myth – Professor Tilghman
Bielo Chapter 1 “What is Religion?”
Bielo presents 9 different definitions of “religion” from anthropologists through
time, summarizing them on page 12 in a table. What does Bielo argue is
worthwhile about comparing definitions, or defining this concept at all? What
important observations does he make when comparing the 9 definitions (p13)?