Terms and Questions:
E.B. Tylor and James Frazer:
On Animism, Magic, and the Origins of Religion
Explain the two principles that informed the thinking
of Tylor and Frazer as well as many other early scholars of religion.
What was TylorÕs definition of religion? Is it an adequate definition? Why?
According to Tylor, how and why did the human race
first come to believe in spiritual beings?
How does Tylor understand the relationship of religious
and scientific thinking?
How do Tylor and Frazer see religion in terms of human
6. How does Frazer define and distinguish between magic and religion?