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Book: Indigenous Religious Traditions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 12. Why study Indigenous religious traditions?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43127


Beyond the simple answer, 'because they exist' (i.e. we should study the whole of life), the study of Indigenous religions challenges and/or enriches understandings of religion. Indigenous knowledges can improve literacy about all religions.

Chapter Contributors

  • Graham Harvey ( - grahamharvey) 'Open University'