1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Courses

ANTH 5720: Ritual Experience and Healing
3.00

Studies the ritual of different cultures, using not only anthropological terms of analysis but also examining the viewpoint of the cultures themselves. Examines changing attitudes in the study of ritual, along with the problem of the wide variability of religious expression. Explores new directions in the anthropology of experience in the light of recent work healing and spirit possession.