animism


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the doctrine that all natural objects and the universe itself have souls

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The question of how the idea of 'human' may be addressed within the ambit of subaltern animism is complex.
Hence, the invaders [Europeans] have dictated the religio-politico-socio-economic trend in the whole world, and various terminologies such as savagism, juju, fetishism, animism, magic, paganism, heathenism and ancestral worship have emerged to belittle African spirituality.
It is a book good to think with and is an important contribution to the study of folk taxonomy and indigenous knowledge, cognitive anthropology, Eastern Indonesian (Indonesian) studies, zoology, and the study of environmental animism.
Rather than shuttling between binaries, desert symbolism reveals a world in which the polarities of man and nature, body and spirit, linear and cyclical time, human and animal, monotheism and animism, reason and magic disappear in the context of a sacred order.
In conversation it's apparent that Tagaq strives to live the ideal of seeing nature and humans in harmony, the primary theme than resonates throughout Animism.
The papers provided valuable insights into change and continuity on diverse topics, such as the construction of ethnicity and identity, the dynamics of inter-ethnic conflicts, the significance of language in animism studies, religious practices, patterns of resource management, gender relations as well as images of the future (future-gazing) in contemporary Borneo.
He holds a degree in Ritual Anthropology and studied animism and ritual at the graduate level.
No work has been refused," for a collection that includes a Jewish Tora from Yemen, an ancient Hindu statue, a Buddha and works evoking African Animism, the source said.
This suspenseful debut, first in a romantic fantasy series, is filled with animism, magical storytelling, and lyrical prose.
The authors in this volume engage critically with the thinkers who have done most to formulate relational approaches: Viveiros de Castro's perspectivism, Descola's divisions of animism, totemism, analogism and naturalism, and especially the subtle and thought-provoking work of Ingold.
Engaging with recently reinvigorated approaches to animism and Durkheim 's notion of the sacred, this article examines how lulik that emerges when distinctions between human and non-human entities are collapsed.
The Southeast Asian region is a mix of various faiths ranging from the predominant Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism, to Animism and Confucianism as well as Christianity.
Modern ethnologists often avoid this broad usage in favor of more specific and less potentially offensive terms such as polytheism, shamanism, pantheism, or animism when referring to traditional or historical faiths.
These worldviews are tied to the characters' psychology and include animism and natural phenomena with its own powers -i.