Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes: Finding Religion in Everyday Life

Nancy Tatom Ammerman examines the stories Americans tell of their everyday lives, from dinner table to office and shopping mall to doctor's office, about the things that matter most to them and the routines they take for granted, and the times and places where the everyday and ordinary meet the...

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Main Author: Ammerman, Nancy Tatom
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press USA- OSO 2013
Further subjects:B Spirituality ; United States
B Electronic books
B United States ; Religion
B United States ; Religious life and customs
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Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: 9780199917365
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Summary:Nancy Tatom Ammerman examines the stories Americans tell of their everyday lives, from dinner table to office and shopping mall to doctor's office, about the things that matter most to them and the routines they take for granted, and the times and places where the everyday and ordinary meet the spiritual.
Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- 1. In Search of Religion in Everyday Life -- 2. "Spirituality" and "Religion": What Are We Talking About? -- 3. Spiritual Practices in Everyday Life -- 4. Religious Communities and Spiritual Conversations -- 5. Everyday Life at Home -- 6. Nine to Five: Spiritual Presence at Work -- 7. Everyday Public Life: Circles of Spiritual Presence and Absence -- 8. Bodies and Spirits: Health, Illness, and Mortality -- 9. Spiritual Tribes: Toward a Sociology of Religion in Everyday Life -- Appendix 1. Participants and Their Religious Communities -- Appendix 2. Coding and Analyzing Stories -- Appendix 3. Research Protocols -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index of Participants (By Pseudonym) -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- General Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y.
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ISBN:0199896453