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Description - Supernatural as Natural by Michael Winkelman

Supernatural as Natural examines ways in which our religious beliefs and experiences are products of our biological make-up. This book takes as its fundamental starting point the insight that humans are animals whose primary means of adapting to the world is culture, including religion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780131893030
ISBN-10: 0131893033
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Pearson
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Winkelman

Michael Winkelman, Ph.D. (University of California-Irvine), M.P.H. (University of Arizona) is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University. He served as President of the Anthropology of Consciousness section of the American Anthropological Association, as was the founding President of its Anthropology of Religion Section. His principal publications on shamanism include Shamans, Priests and Witches (1992) and Shamanism (2000). He has also addressed the role of psychedelic medicines in shamanism in his co-edited Psychedelic Medicine. John Baker, Dr. Phil. (Universitat Hamburg, Germany) is a Professor of Anthropology at Moorpark College. He has authored several papers on the constructive use of altered states of consciousness and on the history and ritual uses of psychoactive substances. He is presently serving as the President of the Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness.

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