Preface 1. The Anthropological Study of Religion 2. Mythology 3. Religious Symbols 4. Ritual 5. Altered States of Consciousness 6. Religious Specialists 7. Magic and Divination 8. Souls, Ghosts, and Death 9. Gods and Spirits 10. Witchcraft 11. The Search for new Meaning 12. Religion, Conflict, and Peace Glossary Index
Rebecca L. Stein is Professor of Anthropology and Department Chair at Los Angeles Valley College, USA.Philip L. Stein is Professor of Anthropology (Emeritus) at Los Angeles Pierce College, USA. He is a fellow of the American Anthropological Association and a past president of the Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges.