Details for Cultural Anthropology


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSE204
  • Credit points: 10

Awards offering Cultural Anthropology

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Assessment Methods

Mini-Ethnographic Study  - 30%

Authority and Power Case Studies - 60%

Forum Posts - 10%

Prescribed Text

Howell, B & Paris, J. 2011. Introducing Cultural Anthropology: A Christian Perspective, Baker Academic.


Representative References

Bernard, H.R. and Gravlee, C.C. 2015. Handbook of methods in cultural anthropology. Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield.

Bowie, F. 2006. The Anthropology of Religion. Cambridge: Blackwell Publishing.

Eriksen, T.H. 2010. Small Places, Large Issues, An Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology, 3rd ed., Plutopress.

Haviland, W.A. 2014. Cultural Anthropology: The human challenge 14th ed. US: Cengage/Wadsworth.

Hiebert, P.G. 2009. The Gospel in Human Contexts: Anthropological Explorations for Contemporary Missions. Grand Rapids:  Baker Academic.

Omohundro, J T  2008. Thinking Like an Anthropologist: A Practical Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Mc Graw-Hill.

VanEngen, C.E., 2008. Woodbury, J.D. & Whiteman, D. Paradigm Shifts in Christian Witness: Insights from Anthropology, Communication and Spiritual Power. New York: Orbis.

Winter, R. D., S. C. Hawthorne, et al., 2009. Perspectives on the World Christian movement: Reader. Pasadena, Calif., William Carey Library.