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12.1: Introduction to Religion

Religion

This section is not meant to provide an in-depth exploration of religion, but simply to introduce students to the anthropological approach to the study of religion.

You should start with Wade Davis’ TED Talk on The Worldwide Web of Belief and Ritual.

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Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\) - Sufi Whirling Dervishes