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Unformatted text preview: Relationshps with supernatural Individual Communal Institutionalized practice (e.g., ritual) Cultural institutions (i.e. organized churches) Religious Practicioners Shaman Individula who has access to the superantural May innatley possess access May acquire access Medium Individual who acts as conduit for supernatural powers Prophet Charismatic religious leader who appears after intense spitriual experiences Emissary prophet- individual who has improtatn message that must be conveyed to others Exemplary prophets- individual who has had experiences that serve as examples to others Priest Individual who recieves institutionalized and specialized knowledge of rituals Has authority because of the office and knowledge (not because of special individual qualities)...
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- Spring '07