Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo Setting & Symbolism

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Sudan

An African country, where the Azande people live.

Polynesia

In Polynesia there are beliefs regarding the cooking process as part of ingestion, where cooking is susceptible to pollution.

Central Africa

A place where the Bemba live. They have widely developed sorcery and spiritual powers within medicine and believe that malignant spiritual powers are available. The sorcery is necessary there for the roles of authority.

Oxford

A place of philosophical movement no longer accepting revealed religion, where transcendental beliefs are accepted while ethical principles are brought to the fore as the core of true religion. Idealist's religious movement.

Aberdeen

Burnett's lectures in 1891 took place here, a place where Robertson Smith held a free professorial chair.

Israel

Its history is often presented as a struggle between the prophets demanding interior union with God, and the people who slide back to primitive magicality instigated by other primitive cultures. Prophets warn...

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