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Book: Indigenous Religious Traditions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 10. Is “tradition” a useful category?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43125


This entry considers discourses of "tradition" in various contexts, including popular rhetoric, law, and as an academic category, flagging the historical liabilities of the category while also making a case for its ongoing relevance when considered in processual terms.

Chapter Contributors

  • Greg Johnson ( - gregjohnson) 'University of California, Santa Barbara'