Anthropology and archaeology: Professional associations and faith groups

Anthropology and archaeology: Recent research

  • Benard, Akeia A. “The Material Roots of Rastafarian Marijuana Symbolism.” History & Anthropology. 18, no. 1 (2007): 89-99.
  • Bloch, Maurice. “Religion and Morality: An Anthropological Comment.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29, no. 5 (2006): 465-6.
  • Briault, Camilla. “Making Mountains Out of Molehills in the Bronze Age Aegean: Visibility, Ritual Kits, and the Idea of a Peak Sanctuary.” World Archaeology. 39, no. 1 (2007): 122-41.
  • Carpenter, Karen A. “Limiting Principles and Empowering Practices in American Indian Religious Freedoms.” Connecticut Law Review 45.2 (2012): forthcoming.
  • Meyer, Birgit. “Religious Revelation, Secrecy and the Limits of Visual Representation.” Anthropological Theory. 6, no. 4 (2006): 431-53.
  • Müller-Kessler, C., T.C. Mitchell and M.I. Hockey. “An Inscribed Silver Amulet from Samaria.” Palestine Exploration Quarterly. 139, no. 1 (2007): 5-19.
  • Porter, Adam L. “The Sepphoris Synagogue: Deciphering an Ancient Message Through Its Archaeological and Socio-Historical Contexts.” American Journal of Archaeology. 111, no. 1 (2007): 179.
  • Rountree, Kathryn. “Performing the Divine: Neo-Pagan Pilgrimages and Embodiment at Sacred Sites.” Body and Society. 12, no. 4 (2006): 95-115.
  • Stohlman, Sarah. “At Yesenia’s House…” Qualitative Sociology. 30, no. 1 (2007): 61-80.

Anthropology and archaeology: Articles

  • “A glimpse at religion in Turkey 2,800 years ago.” Dallas Morning News, Nov. 19, 2008.
  • “An Inscribed Silver Amulet from Samaria” by C. Müller-Kessler, T.C. Mitchell and M.I. Hockey. Palestine Exploration Quarterly. 139, no. 1 (2007): 5-19.
  • “At Yesenia’s House…” by Sarah Stohlman. Qualitative Sociology. 30, no. 1 (2007): 61-80.
  • “‘Brother of Jesus’ proved ancient and authentic” by Biblical Archaeology Society, June 13, 2012.
  • “Did Bad Karma Cause Cyclone?; Burma’s People Say Rulers’ Crackdown On Monks to Blame” by Daniel Burke. Religion News Service, May 27, 2008.
  • “India’s Archeological Agency Creates Religious Stir In Supreme Court Affidavit” by Howard Friedman. Religion Clause, Sept.15, 2007.
  • “In the Eye of Jerusalem’s Archaeological Storm” by Israel Finkelstein. The Jewish Daily Forward, May 6, 2011.
  • “Making Mountains Out of Molehills in the Bronze Age Aegean: Visibility, Ritual Kits, and the Idea of a Peak Sanctuary” by Briault, Camilla. World Archaeology. 39, no. 1 (2007): 122-41.
  • “Pentecostals find fertile ground in Brazil” by Sara Miller Llana. Christian Science Monitor, Dec.18, 2007.
  • “Performing the Divine: Neo-Pagan Pilgrimages and Embodiment at Sacred Sites” by Kathryn Rountree. Body and Society. 12, no. 4 (2006): 95-115.
  • “Religion and Morality: An Anthropological Comment” by Maurice Bloch. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29, no. 5 (2006): 465-6.
  • “Religious Revelation, Secrecy and the Limits of Visual Representation” by Birgit Meyer. Anthropological Theory. 6, no. 4 (2006): 431-53.
  • “Syrian Antiquities Can’t Escape Violence” by Biblical Archaeology Society, April 11, 2012.
  • “The Material Roots of Rastafarian Marijuana Symbolism” by Akeia A. Benard. History & Anthropology. 18, no. 1 (2007): 89-99.
  • “The Sepphoris Synagogue: Deciphering an Ancient Message Through Its Archaeological and Socio-Historical Contexts” by Adam L. Porter. American Journal of Archaeology. 111, no. 1 (2007): 179.
  • “Tomb of Herod the Great may have been found” by Ed O’Loughlin. Sydney Morning Herald, May 9, 2007.
  • “Why do we believe in God?” by Ruth Gledhill. The Times (London), Feb. 19, 2008.

Anthropology and archaeology: Books

  • An Archaeology of the Cosmos: Rethinking Agency and Religion in Ancient America. Timothy R. Pauketat. Routledge, 2012.
  • A New Anthropology of Islam. John Richard Bowen. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Anthropology and Religion: What We Know, Think, and Question. Robert L. Winzeler. AltaMira Press, 2007.
  • Belief in the Past: Theoretical Approaches to the Archaeology of Religion. Left Coast Press, 2008.
  • Cave Paintings and the Human Spirit: The Origin of Creativity and Belief. David S. Whitley. Prometheus Books, 2009.
  • Introducing Anthropology of Religion: Culture to the Ultimate. Jack Eller. Routledge, 2007.
  • Old Myths, New Approaches: Interpreting Ancient Religious Sites in Southeast Asia. Alexandra Haendel. Monash University Press, 2012.
  • Religion, Archaeology, and the Material World. Timothy Clack. Ed. Lars Fogelin. Southern Illinois Center for Archaeological Investigations, 2009.
  • Roman Domestic Art and Early House Churches. David L. Balch. Mohr Siebeck, 2008.
  • The Archaeology of Ritual. Evangelos Kyriakidis. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, 2007.
  • The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the Muslim Conquest. Jodi Magness. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

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