"Hi Iamia, I'm by no means working at your level but "Shadows of War: Violence, Power and International Profiteering in the Twenty-First Century" by Carolyn Nordstrum is a brilliant book on the topic, one of the best genuinely…"
"Kate, thank you for bringing up Feuerbach. I, too, am one of us who has only a glancing acquaintance with a theorist who might be important if only we knew more about him. I would be delighted to learn more."
I feel, as my name is mentioned in the post, that I should respond but I have to say I don't think I have much to offer, being only a 2nd year Anthropology student with next to no research experience! I…"
OAC already has a group named Theory in Anthropology, a good place to discuss theories already embraced by anthropologists. This group is, instead, intended for discussion of theory found outside anthropology that anthropologists might find useful.
In my student ramblings of late I have come across a German philosopher with whom I had never been previously acquainted. This is not unusual (there are so many I doubt I shall ever stop) but considering I have just completed aterm long course in the Anthropology of Religion I was dismayed at my complete naivetyand unfamiliarity with his work, influence and place in the canon of this developedanthropological topic.I don’t know a lot about him. I have researched what I can and am currently on…See More
A group for discussion of all aspects of the anthropology of religion. Discussion can concern cross-cultural analysis, or specific religions. Any other topic tangentially related to religion is also welcome, including folklore studies, etc.