Topographies of faith: religion in urban spaces

"Based on ethnographic explorations in cities across the globe, Topographies of Faith offers a unique and compelling analysis of religious dynamics in metropolitan centers. It creatively draws on perspectives from urban studies to explore the spatiality of religion in modern cities"--Provi...

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Contributors: Becci, Irene (Other) ; Casanova, José (Other) ; Burchardt, Marian (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Boston Brill 2013
In:Year: 2013
Series/Journal:International studies in religion and society v. 17
Further subjects:B TRAVEL ; Special Interest ; Religious
B Cities and towns Religious aspects
B Cities and towns ; Religious aspects
B Religion ; History
Online Access: Volltext (lizenzpflichtig)
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Summary:"Based on ethnographic explorations in cities across the globe, Topographies of Faith offers a unique and compelling analysis of religious dynamics in metropolitan centers. It creatively draws on perspectives from urban studies to explore the spatiality of religion in modern cities"--Provided by publisher
Porous Boundaries: Hindu-Muslim Demarcation and Crossings in Delhi 'Exit' and 'Inclusion': The Changing Paradigm of Pentecostal Expression in the Nigerian Public Space ; Index.
Topographies of Faith; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments ; Introduction: Religion Takes Place: Producing Urban Locality ; PART 1: RELIGIOUS INNOVATIONS IN URBAN CONTEXTS ; Alevis in Cemevis: Religion and Secularism in Turkey ; Somalis in Johannesburg: Muslim Transformations of the City.
The Geopolitics of Religious Spatiality and Falun Gong's Campaign in New York PART 3: RELIGION, ECONOMIC INEQUALITIES AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION; Religious Involvements in a Post-Socialist Urban Space in Berlin ; Belonging and Success: Religious Vitality and the Politics of Urban Space in Cape Town.
Urban Aspirations in Mumbai and Singapore Excarnation and the City: The Tower of Silence Debates in Mumbai ; PART 2: URBAN DYNAMICS OF MIGRATION, RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY AND TRANSNATIONAL RELIGION; Connecting the Local, National and Transnational Powers of a Religious Youth Organisation in Berlin; Religious Associations, Religious Innovations and Denominational Identities in Contemporary Global Cities.
Item Description:Includes index
ISBN:9004249079