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Burmese supernaturalism

Spiro, Melford E.

Burmese supernaturalism

by Spiro, Melford E.

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Published by Institute for the Study of Human Issues in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma
    • Subjects:
    • Animism,
    • Supernatural,
    • Burma -- Religious life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMelford E. Spiro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2030.B8 S67 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvi, 300 p. :
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4548929M
      ISBN 100915980789
      LC Control Number77017280

      Burmese supernaturalism. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, © (OCoLC) Online version: Spiro, Melford E. Burmese supernaturalism. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors. "Burmese Supernaturalism" by MIlford e. Spiro. from the jacket "Burmese supernaturalism is the only full length wholly comprehensive account of the Burmese folk religion and its relation to the traditional Buddhism of the country." " the book deals with phenomenon such as ghosts, demons, witches and evil spirits and there are detailed discussions of cases of possession and rituals of Seller Rating: % positive.

      For the Burmese, the Buddha is an exemplar Burmese Supernaturalism. A Study in the. Explanation and Resolution of Suffering (Prentice Hall, Englewood. Harvard Book List (edited) #   Burmese Supernaturalism. Spiro- Author By Jeffrey Lian Purpose of the Book Based on an extensive ethnographic research and interviews conducted by Spiro in Myanmar, the book succinctly deals with phenomena such as ghosts, demons, witches, and evil spirits and clearly articulated cases of demon possessions and ritual exorcism.

      Køb Burmese Supernaturalism af Melford E. Spiro som e-bog på engelsk til markedets laveste pris og få den straks på mail. Though the people of Burma, now called Myanmar, are formally Buddhist, their folk religion a type of. Burmese folk religion refers to the animistic and polytheistic religious worship of nats (deities of local and Hindu origin) and ancestors in Myanmar (Burma). Although the beliefs of nats differ across different regions and villages in Burma, there are a handful of beliefs that are universal in Burmese folk religion.


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Melford Elliot "Mel" Spiro (Ap – Octo ) was an American cultural anthropologist specializing in religion and psychological is known for his critiques of the pillars of contemporary anthropological theory—wholesale cultural determinism, radical cultural relativism, and virtually limitless cultural diversity—and for his emphasis on the theoretical.considered the Burmese Buddhist tradition and the spirit cult – which he has labelled together with other practices Burmese supernaturalism – as two distinct aspects of Burmese religion, devoting a separate book to each of these aspects of the religion.

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