6 edition of Religion and the Body (Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions) found in the catalog.
August 28, 2000
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||330|
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This book aims to highlight the distinctive and unfamiliar ways in which diverse religious traditions understand the 'body', and also, in doing this, to raise to greater consciousness some of the assumptions and problems of contemporary attitudes to it. It brings together essays by established experts in the history of religion, the social sciences, and philosophy.4/5(1).
Religion and the Body brings together essays by established experts in the history of religion, the social sciences and philosophy. The result is a rich source for comparative studies of the "body", its relation to society and to the divine.5/5(2).
The Religious Body is the first of the series and probably my favourite. I look forward to reading many more of Miss Aird's in e-book form in the future.
Read more/5(68). Just recently I read Past Tense, the most current in Catherine Aird's Inspector Sloan series. When I was hunting around for more books to read for the Birth Year Challenge: Time Machine Version, I was interested to see that the very first Sloan book, The Religious Body, /5.
This book explores the ways in which the body is sacred in Western medicine, as well as how this idea is played out in questions of life and death, of the autopsy and of the meanings attributed to illnesses and disease.
Ritual and religious modifications to, and limitations on what may be done to the body raise cross cultural issues of great complexity philosophically and theologically, as Reviews: 1. The Body in Religion contains a short introduction, four parts comprised of three chapters each, and a list of referenced and suggested readings.
The introduction presents the main themes discussed in the book, such as mind-body dualism, gender and sexuality, and the relationship between the individual and society.
Religion and the Body brings together essays by established experts in the history of religion, the social It highlights the distinctive and unfamiliar ways in which diverse religious traditions understand the "body" and notes the assumptions and problems of contemporary attitudes to it/5(17).
This book highlights the distinctive and unfamiliar ways in which diverse religious traditions understand the 'body', and raises to greater consciousness some of the assumptions and problems of It is a rich source for comparative studies of the 'body', and of its relation to society and the divine.
Religion and the body / Sarah Coakley --The body in Western society: Social theory and its perspectives / Bryan S. Turner --Remarks on the anthropology of the body / Talal Asad --The soul's successors: Philosophy and the 'body' / Mary Midgley --The body in Jewish worship: Three rituals examined / Louis Jacobs --'My helper and my enemy': The.
The introduction to Embodying Black Religion discusses the reason for the text’s emergence as well as its scope and trajectory. Surveying the two areas in African American religious studies where the body has been given the most attention—theology and ethics—we conclude that much of this theological and ethical work provides limited and narrow attention to the nature of embodiment.
A novel approach to the study of women, the body and religion, this book will be of interest to undergraduates and graduates in the field of the anthropology. In addition, it will appeal to students of everyday religious lives as experienced by the poor, through case studies in South Asia.
One probable cause of the Prayer Book Rebellion was the religious changes recently implemented by the government of the new king, Edward the late s, Lord Protector Somerset, on behalf of the young king, introduced a range of legislative measures as an extension of the Reformation in England and Wales, the primary aim being to change theology and practices, particularly in areas of Location: Cornwall and Devon.
religion and the body Across the ages, organized religions have always laid claim to the bodies of their adherents. The expression of religious belief through bodily conduct and comportment has served both to confirm knowledge of abstract creeds and to evoke expedient devotional attitudes.
In the initiation ceremonies of the Araucanian shamanesses, for example, initiates were brought into a. People of the Book/Scripture (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ′Ahl al-Kitāb) is an Islamic term which refers to Jews, Christians and Sabians.
It is also used in Judaism to refer to the Jewish people and by members of some Christian denominations to refer to themselves. The Quran uses the term in reference to Jews, Christians and Sabians in a variety of contexts, from religious polemics to. THE SACRED BOOK IN RELIGION.
JAMES MOFFATT UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY T HE common basis of our work in this Society is an interest in the Sacred books called 'The Bible'. From different angles and along various lines of research we study the text and context. Review of Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West: Between Mind and Body, edited by Geoffrey Samuel and Jay Johnson (Routledge, ).
This book explores subtle-body practices from a variety of perspectives, and includes both studies of these practices in Asian and Western contexts. The book discusses how subtle-body practices assume a quasi-material level of human existence that is intermediate between conventional concepts of.
Sarah Coakley's edited volume Religion and the Body, for example, emphasized the sheer diversity of religious apprehensions of, and directives for, the body. This collection, begun at a conference at Lancaster University, juxtaposes theoretical essays on the social theory, anthropology, and philosophy of the body with tradition-specific Cited by: Featured.
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Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence. It is also commonly regarded as consisting of the way people deal with ultimate concerns about their lives and their fate after many traditions, this relation and these concerns are expressed in terms of one’s relationship with or attitude.
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Mcgraw.A religion is a set of beliefs that is passionately held by a group of people that is reflected in a world view and in expected beliefs and actions (which are often ritualized). There are many different religions, each with a different set of beliefs. The beliefs are about the world and the people in it, about how they came into being, and what their purpose is.