TITLE

Response: American Indian Religious Traditions and the Academic Study of Religion: A Response to Sam Gill

AUTHOR(S)
Jocks, Christopher
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Spring97, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Responds to Sam Gill's criticism of the study of American Indian religious traditions. Assertion that political and cultural movements have crippled the discipline; Gil's neglect of important work in the study of American Indian religious traditions in his critique.
ACCESSION #
10918644

 

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