At the Mountains Altar. Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community.
Presented by: Frank Salomon, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, UW.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
206 Ingraham Hall
In high-Andean Peru, Rapaz village maintains a temple to mountain beings who command water and weather. By examining the ritual practices and belief systems of an Andean community, the presenter will provide a rich understanding of unfamiliar religious experiences and delivers theories of religion from the realm of abstraction.