Burnett, a world-recognized authority, gives us this comprehensive overview of indigenous religions (e.g., Asian, African, and South American) as well as strange new hybrids. You'll find penetrating anthropological discussions of witchcraft, ghosts, taboos, divination, shamans, rites of passage, syncretism, and more. 287 pages, softcover. Kregel.
The latest work from a world-recognized expert on the intricacies of major world religions and religious influences, David Burnett's comprehensive study covers African, Indian, Polynesian, Australian, Asian, and South American forms of indigenous cultural religion, together with hybrid Western expressions of these faiths. Some topics covered include gods and spirits, cosmology, ghosts, ancestor worship, rites of passage, and much more.
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