Discussion 1: chapter 1 of the book
Question 1: How does anthropology compare with other social sciences that you may be familiar with?
Question 3: Is it possible to fully understand a religion if you do not believe in its basic tenets?
Question 4: What are the advantages and disadvantages of an emic analysis? What are the advantages and disadvantages of an etic analysis?
Discussion 6: chapter 6 of the book
Question 1: Can you think of any religious specialists working within American culture who we would classify as shamans? Why would they fit this classification?
Question 2: What is the importance of religious specialists? Is the answer different for shamans and priests? Why or why not?
Instructions: 2-3 PARAGRAPHS FOR EACH QUESTION. Questions MUST be answered from chapter 1 and 6 of the book provided. NO PLAGIARIZING!!!!!!!!!! Answer each part of the question