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  1. Subsistence type will predict magico-religious practitioner type.Winkelman, Michael J. - An ethnological analogy and biogenetic model for interpretation of religion ..., 2022 - 2 Variables

    Expanding on the author’s previous findings, this article examines the social and economic variables that may explain the cultural evolution of religious practitioners. With a 47 society sample, the author found that subsistence activities and socio-political conditions predict magico-religious practitioner types (sorcerers/witches, priests, shamanistic healers, mediums, healers, shaman/healers, and shamans) with the strongest results being from subsistence and political organization. He then used these findings to theorize about the biogenetic bases of religion in societies.

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  2. Warfare will predict magio-religious practitioner type.Winkelman, Michael J. - An ethnological analogy and biogenetic model for interpretation of religion ..., 2022 - 2 Variables

    Expanding on the author’s previous findings, this article examines the social and economic variables that may explain the cultural evolution of religious practitioners. With a 47 society sample, the author found that subsistence activities and socio-political conditions predict magico-religious practitioner types (sorcerers/witches, priests, shamanistic healers, mediums, healers, shaman/healers, and shamans) with the strongest results being from subsistence and political organization. He then used these findings to theorize about the biogenetic bases of religion in societies.

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  3. Sorcerers/witches and healers will be predicted by other socio-political conditions.Winkelman, Michael J. - An ethnological analogy and biogenetic model for interpretation of religion ..., 2022 - 2 Variables

    Expanding on the author’s previous findings, this article examines the social and economic variables that may explain the cultural evolution of religious practitioners. With a 47 society sample, the author found that subsistence activities and socio-political conditions predict magico-religious practitioner types (sorcerers/witches, priests, shamanistic healers, mediums, healers, shaman/healers, and shamans) with the strongest results being from subsistence and political organization. He then used these findings to theorize about the biogenetic bases of religion in societies.

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  4. The presence of mediums will be positively associated with political integration beyond the community level (329).Winkelman, Michael James - Shamans and other "magico-religious" healers: a cross-cultural study of thei..., 1990 - 2 Variables

    This article examines shamans and other types of magico-religious healers. Agriculture and political integration are suggested to influence the transformation of shamans into shaman/healers, healers, or possession-trance mediums.

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  5. The presence of shamans will be positively associated with nomadic residency patterns and negatively associated with political integration beyond the local community (319).Winkelman, Michael James - Shamans and other "magico-religious" healers: a cross-cultural study of thei..., 1990 - 3 Variables

    This article examines shamans and other types of magico-religious healers. Agriculture and political integration are suggested to influence the transformation of shamans into shaman/healers, healers, or possession-trance mediums.

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  6. The presence of healers will be positively associated with political integration beyond the community level (328).Winkelman, Michael James - Shamans and other "magico-religious" healers: a cross-cultural study of thei..., 1990 - 2 Variables

    This article examines shamans and other types of magico-religious healers. Agriculture and political integration are suggested to influence the transformation of shamans into shaman/healers, healers, or possession-trance mediums.

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  7. The presence of priests will be positively associated with political integration and the presence of agriculture (345).Winkelman, Michael James - Shamans and other "magico-religious" healers: a cross-cultural study of thei..., 1990 - 3 Variables

    This article examines shamans and other types of magico-religious healers. Agriculture and political integration are suggested to influence the transformation of shamans into shaman/healers, healers, or possession-trance mediums.

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  8. The presence of shaman/healers will be positively associated with a major reliance on agriculture as a food source (328).Winkelman, Michael James - Shamans and other "magico-religious" healers: a cross-cultural study of thei..., 1990 - 2 Variables

    This article examines shamans and other types of magico-religious healers. Agriculture and political integration are suggested to influence the transformation of shamans into shaman/healers, healers, or possession-trance mediums.

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  9. Political integration and the presence of classes are correlated with the presence of Malevolent PractitionersWinkelman, Michael James - Magico-religious practitioner types and socioeconomic conditions, 1986 - 3 Variables

    The authors examine the relationship between magico-religious practitioner type and socioeconomic variables in order to present a typology of magico-religious practitioners. Three bases for magico-religious practitioners are discussed in terms of selection procedures and activities. Several hypotheses are empirically tested, and descriptive generalizations derived from analyses are presented.

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  10. "Priest practitioners were present only in sedentary societies with a major reliance upon agriculture or pastoralism"(37)Winkelman, Michael James - Magico-religious practitioner types and socioeconomic conditions, 1986 - 4 Variables

    The authors examine the relationship between magico-religious practitioner type and socioeconomic variables in order to present a typology of magico-religious practitioners. Three bases for magico-religious practitioners are discussed in terms of selection procedures and activities. Several hypotheses are empirically tested, and descriptive generalizations derived from analyses are presented.

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