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Published: 28 October 2014

272 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199657872

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The Slain God

Anthropologists and the Christian Faith

Timothy Larsen

  • Examines the point where doubt and faith collide with anthropological theory and evidence
  • An important contribution to the history of the discipline of anthropology
  • Adds to our understanding of the lives and thought of figures whose work has been influential in the field of Religious Studies
  • Discusses eminent anthropologists, such as E. B. Tylor, James Frazer, E. E. Evans-Pritchard, and Mary Douglas