Religion and Place: Landscape, Politics and Piety by Peter Hopkins,Lily Kong,Elizabeth Olson

By Peter Hopkins,Lily Kong,Elizabeth Olson

This exact assortment highlights the significance of panorama, politics and piety to our understandings of faith and position. The geographies of faith have constructed speedily within the final couple of many years and this publication offers either a conceptual framing of the major concerns and debates concerned, and wealthy illustrations via empirical case reports. The chapters span the self-discipline of human geography and canopy contexts as varied as veiling in Turkey, non secular landscapes in rural Peru, and refugees and religion in South Africa. a few renowned students and rising researchers research topical subject matters in every one enticing bankruptcy with major foci being: spiritual transnationalism and spiritual landscapes; gendering of spiritual identities and contexts; type, religion and the physique; identification, resistance and trust; immigrant identities, citizenship and areas of trust; substitute spiritualities and areas of retreat and attraction. jointly they make a chain of significant contributions that remove darkness from the vital position of geography to the that means and implications of lived faith, public piety and spiritual embodiment. As such, this assortment might be of a lot curiosity to researchers and scholars engaged on issues in relation to faith and position, together with human geographers, sociologists, spiritual reports and spiritual schooling scholars.

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