Reflecting on “Studying Religion Anthropologically” by Eller, consider the different definitions of religion that have been proposed by anthropologists. Which one do you most agree with? In your own words, how would you define religion?
Reflecting on “Religion: Bound to believe?” by Boyer, do you agree that belief is likely to remain more prevalent than non-belief? According to Boyer, what cognitive traits predispose us toward religious belief?
Support your positions with specific examples from the required and recommended resources. Be prepared to respectfully debate with your classmates.