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Making Spirits

Materiality and Transcendence in Contemporary Religions

Making Spirits( )
Editor: Tassi, Nico
Santo, Diana Espirito
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
Book Description:

Academic analyses of religious phenomena have often placed an emphasis on beliefs and ideologies and prioritized the understanding of religious symbols over the material of symbolization. Through the ethnographic analysis of a variety of contemporary religious forms, Making Spirits questions the presumed separation of spirit and matter, and sheds light on the relational dynamics between spiritual and material domains, on the mechanisms and techniques through which they 'make' each...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.65 x 9.65 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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