After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
20.1 Discuss how anthropologists such as Clifford Geertz define religion.
20.2 Discuss how anthropologists define myth and ritual.
20.3 Describe the stages of rites of passage as discussed by anthropologists.
20.4 Discuss the new developments by cognitive anthropologists and their understanding of religion.
20.5 Discuss how anthropologists study art and music in different societies.
20.6 Describe examples of religion found in foraging societies.
20.7 Describe examples of art and music found in foraging societies.
20.8 Describe examples of religion found in horticulturalist and pastoralist societies.
20.9 Discuss how religion is interrelated with politics in chiefdom societies.
20.10 Describe examples of art, architecture, and music in chiefdom societies.
20.11 Describe some examples of ecclesiastical and universalistic religions found in
20.12 Describe some examples of art, architecture, and music in agricultural societies.
20.13 Discuss religion and secularization in industrial and postindustrial societies.
20.14 Discuss some developments in art and music in industrial and postindustrial societies.