Item description for Playful Religion: Challenges for the Study of Religion by Andre Droogers, Peter B. Clarke, Grace Davie, Sidney M. Greenfield & Peter Versteeg...
Playful Religion explores the concept of play as it appears within the rituals and practices of various religions from around the world, such as Latin American Pentecostalism and the African religion of Candombl. Despite the seriousness of the issues religion generally deals with, this book demonstrates that the idea of play is an essential part of religious life across cultures and throughout history. Making use of case studies that focus on contemporary religious choices, religious syncretism, and the fate of religion in Western Europe, Playful Religion is an in-depth look at the changing and highly imaginative face of global religion.
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Studio: Eburon Publishers, Delft
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.5" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2006
Publisher Eburon Publishers, Delft
ISBN 9059721047 ISBN13 9789059721043
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More About Andre Droogers, Peter B. Clarke, Grace Davie, Sidney M. Greenfield & Peter Versteeg
Droogers is professor at the Free University, Amsterdam.