MAGIC, SHAMINISM, RELIGION
STUDY GUIDE MID TERM CH 1-5
INTRO TO ANTHROPOLOGY LECTURE
What types of subjects do anthropologists study?
What does it mean when we say anthropology uses a holistic approach?
Anthropologists practice cultural relativi
Kayla Moore ANT 360 02.13.13 Trance, Possession, Shamanism, and Sex by I.M. Lewis Trance and Altered States of Consciousness o Applied to psychological and sociological phenomena regularly encountered in the study of trance, possession and shamanism. o Al
Kayla Moore ANT 360 02.06.13 Religious Specialists by Victor Turner Religious Specialists -"One who devotes himself to a particular branch of religion or, viewed organizationally, of a religious system." -multivocality of religion- "mostly refer to the re
Kayla Moore Ant 360 01.30.13 Return to Wirikute: Ritual Reversal and Symbolic Continuity on the Peyote Hunt of the Huichol Indians Wirikuta o a geographical location and a spiritual location o "all is unity, all is one, all is ourselves" o three major sym
Kayla Moore 01.23.2013 ANT 360 Nyoro Myth What are myths? o Explanation of present-day society o Why the world is in its present form o Legitimize sociopolitical arrangements Nyoro's first family o Head called Kintu- "the created thing" o Three children A
Kayla Moore 01.16.2013 ANT 360 Why We Became Religious and The Evolution of the Spirit What is religious belief? o "superstitious" responses Ex: baseball players Issue of causality (Mana, luck, charisma)
o Animism- Sir Edward Tylor "Belief that humans sha