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Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion,
  • Paganism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Jenny Blain, Douglas Ezzy, and Graham Harvey
SeriesThe Pagan studies series
ContributionsBlain, Jenny, Ezzy, Douglas, Harvey, Graham
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL85 .R397 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17136104M
ISBN 100759105227, 0759105235
LC Control Number2004004654

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  Researching Paganisms is an important book not only for scholars and students of contemporary Western Paganism, but also for all social scientists and religious scholars who do ethnographic research. Some of the best-known and some newer scholars of contemporary Paganism on three continents explore the role of the ethnographer in mystery /5(5). Researching Paganisms is an important book not only for scholars and students of contemporary Western Paganism, but also for all social scientists and religious scholars who do ethnographic research. Some of the best-known and some newer scholars of contemporary Paganism on three continents explore the role of the ethnographer in mystery /5(13). Researching Paganisms successfully portrays the multiplicity of its subject matter. This collection provides a solid place to begin one's explorations of pagan studies and--at the same time--addresses theoretical and methodological issues that will inform future discussions about the role of the academy in the study of contemporary religious traditions as well as the relevance of religion in /5(4). Researching Paganisms. Jenny Blain and Others $; $ More Books by Jenny Blain, Douglas Ezzy & Graham Harvey See All. Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic. More ways to shop: Find an Apple Store or other retailer near you. Or call MY-APPLE. Choose your country or region.

Researching Paganisms is an important book not only for scholars and students of contemporary Western Paganism, but also for all social scientists and religious scholars who do ethnographic research. Some of the best-known and some newer scholars of contemporary Paganism on three continents explore the role of the ethnographer in mystery /5(3). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Researching paganisms. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource.   Title: Researching Paganisms Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: 1 septembre Publisher: AltaMira Press Language: English.   The book Researching paganisms is the first in a planned series of books, called the Pagan Studies Series (series editors Wendy Griffin and Chas S. Clifton). The series aims at taking ‘the lead in building Pagan Studies into a legitimate field by focusing research on this unexplored topic’.

  Of course, some anthropological theory has strongly critiqued this and some research foregrounds practitioners ways of knowing – Researching Paganisms is a contribution to this literature, and so is my book Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic. Sarah M. Pike is an American author and professor of comparative religion in the Department of Religious studies at California State University, Chico. Her interests include paganism, environmentalism, religion and ecology, and ritual studies. Her research on neopaganism and radical environmentalism has been lauded as being significant to the study of festival and group behaviour. Pagan studies is the multidisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of contemporary Paganism, a broad assortment of modern religious movements, which are typically influenced by or claiming to be derived from the various pagan beliefs of premodern Europe. Pagan studies embrace a variety of different scholarly approaches to studying such religions, drawing from history, sociology. Dr Jenny Blain, originally from Scotland, has lived and worked as a lecturer in Canada and the UK. In addition to her book Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic (Routledge ) she has been editor with Graham Harvey and Doug Ezzy of Researching Paganisms (Altamira ), author with R J Wallis of Sacred Sites, Contested Rites/Rights (Sussex Academic Press, ) and numerous academic articles and.