Religion and society Volume 1 2010

"Religion and Society" responds to the need for a rigorous, in-depth review of current work in the expanding sub-discipline of the anthropology of religion. In addition, this important annual aims to provide a dynamic snapshot of developments in the study of religion as a whole and encourages inter-disciplinary perspectives.

Each issue contains a profile of a senior scholar of religion, alongside invited papers produced by authorities in their respective sub-fields. The contributions will provide overviews of a given topic with critical, "positioned" views of the subject and of relevant research. In the "Debate Topic" section a scholar of religion will reflect on a high profile issue or event and a "Reflections on a Text" feature will invite discussants to comment on a recently published volume, followed by a response from the author. Other sections will cover teaching the anthropology of religion, news and conferences, and-vitally-reviews of new books and ethnographic films.