Cross-Cultural Research • Vol/Iss. 20(1-4) • Sage • • Published In • Pages: 17-46 •
"the nature of the selection procedures for magico-religious roles is strongly related to the activities in which practitioners engage" (33)
This is a descriptive generalization, derived from entailogram analysis. "the relevant role selection factors are (a) trance training (b) social succession or political action, and (c) ascription of negative roles...These role selection procedures lead to activities involving: (a) trance training (b) social succession or political action, and (c) ascription of negative roles....and (a) healing and divination; (b) propitiation, agriculture, and protection; and (c) malevolent acts, respectively" (33).