The Resource A sociology of prayer, edited by Giuseppe Giordan, University of Padua, Italy, and Linda Woodhead, University of Lancaster, UK

A sociology of prayer, edited by Giuseppe Giordan, University of Padua, Italy, and Linda Woodhead, University of Lancaster, UK

Label
A sociology of prayer
Title
A sociology of prayer
Statement of responsibility
edited by Giuseppe Giordan, University of Padua, Italy, and Linda Woodhead, University of Lancaster, UK
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why do people pray and in what situations and settings? Does prayer imply a god, and if so, what sort? A Sociology of Prayer addresses these fundamental questions and opens up important new debates.Drawing from religion, anthropology and historical perspectives, the contributors focus particularly on prayer as a social and personal matter, and situate prayer in the conditions of complex, late modern societies worldwide. Presenting fresh empirical data in relation to original theorising, the volume examines the material aspects of prayer, including the objects, bodies, symbols and spaces with w
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.6
Index
index present
LC call number
BL560
LC item number
.S58 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ashgate AHRC/ESRC religion and society series
Label
A sociology of prayer, edited by Giuseppe Giordan, University of Padua, Italy, and Linda Woodhead, University of Lancaster, UK
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prayer as practice : an interpretative proposal / Carlo Genova -- For youth, prayer is relationship / Michael Mason -- Pentecostal prayer as personal communication and invisible institutional work / Yannick Fer -- Transcendence and immanence in public and private prayer / Martin Stringer -- Prayer as a tool in Swedish Pentecostalism / Emir Mahieddin -- Contrasting regimes of Sufi prayer and emotion work in the Indonesian Islamic revival / Julia Day Howell -- A socio-anthropological analysis of forms of prayer among the Amish / Andrea Borella -- Filipino Catholic students and prayer as conversation with God / Jayeel Serano Cornelio -- The embodiment of prayer in charismatic Christianity / Michael Wilkinson and Peter Althouse -- Prayer requests in an English cathedral, and a new analytic framework for intercessory prayer / Tania ap Sion -- An analysis of hospital chapel prayer requests / Peter Collins
Control code
ocn908763317
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472427670
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b34609751
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908763317
  • ebl1472427688

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