The Resource Religions of modernity : relocating the sacred to the self and the digital, edited by Stef Aupers and Dick Houtman

Religions of modernity : relocating the sacred to the self and the digital, edited by Stef Aupers and Dick Houtman

Label
Religions of modernity : relocating the sacred to the self and the digital
Title
Religions of modernity
Title remainder
relocating the sacred to the self and the digital
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stef Aupers and Dick Houtman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Religions of Modernity' challenges the social-scientific orthodoxy that, once unleashed, the modern forces of individualism, science and technology inevitably erode the sacred and evoke the profane. The books chapters, some by established scholars, others by junior researchers, document instead in rich empirical detail how modernity relocates the sacred to the deeper layers of the self and the domain of digital technology. Rather than destroying the sacred tout court, then, the cultural logic of modernization spawns its own religious meanings, unacknowledged spiritualities and magical enchantm
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.609/05
Index
index present
LC call number
BL55
LC item number
.R435 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
International studies in religion and society,
Series volume
v. 12
Label
Religions of modernity : relocating the sacred to the self and the digital, edited by Stef Aupers and Dick Houtman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Religions of modernity : relocating the sacred to the self and the digital / Dick Houtman and Stef Aupers -- Real religion and fuzzy spirituality? : taking sides in the sociology of religion / Linda Woodhead -- I did it my way? : individual choice and social conformity in New Age religion / Olav Hammer -- Private religion in the public sphere : life spirituality in civil society / Siobhan Chandler -- Seeing invisible religion : religion as a societal conversation about transcendent meaning / Kelly Besecke -- Ethics of sensitivity : towards a new work ethic / Kirsten Marie Bovbjerg -- Beyond the spiritual supermarket : the social and public significance of New Age spirituality / Stef Aupers and Dick Houtman -- Silicon Valley New Age : the co-constitution of the digital and the sacred / Dorien Zandbergen -- Science, fiction and religion : about real and Raelian possible worlds / Carly Machado -- Religion and spirituality in science fiction narratives : a case of multiple modernities? / Adam Possamai and Murray Lee -- 'Where the zeroes meet the ones' : exploring the affinity between magic and computer technology / Stef Aupers -- Digital apocalypse : the implicit religiosity of the millennium bug scare / Karen Pärna
Control code
ocn667271503
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004193697
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612787010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
278701
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2514540x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)667271503
  • pebcs9004184511

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