By Jack Hunter
This book makes an attempt to reply to the query of why and the way humans think in spirits, gods and magic from a social anthropology element of view.
Covering issues corresponding to Shamanism & Spirit ownership, Witchcraft & Magic, Ghosts, Spirits, Gods & Demons, Ethnography & the mystical and Anthropology & Parapsychology, this book offers an outline of supernatural traditions and practices worldwide. the writer additionally explores anthropological interpretations of supernatural and religious stories, together with the mystical studies of the anthropologists themselves after they are doing fieldwork (think Bruce Parry within the Amazon enjoying shamanistic rituals with ayahuasca!)
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