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Spirituality of the Inner Self

Robert Wuthnow

in After Heaven: Spirituality in America Since the 1950s

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213968
eISBN:
9780520924444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213968.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses the connection between spirituality and the inner self. Interest in the inner self was renewed during the late 1980s and 1990s, as part of Americans' quest for spirituality. ... More


After Heaven: Spirituality in America Since the 1950s

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213968
eISBN:
9780520924444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213968.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The evolution of American spirituality over the past fifty years is the subject of this book. The book uses in-depth interviews and a broad range of resource materials to show how Americans, from ... More


Personhood and Its Translations

Aparecida Vilaça

in Praying and Preying: Christianity in Indigenous Amazonia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520289130
eISBN:
9780520963849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289130.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter 9 returns to the question of personhood and its transformations through an analysis of the translation of the terms for soul and body, which makes clear that the new meanings for the Wari’ ... More


Conclusion

Aparecida Vilaça

in Praying and Preying: Christianity in Indigenous Amazonia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520289130
eISBN:
9780520963849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289130.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The conclusion looks to develop a hypothesis that explains the process experienced by the Wari’, recognizing in Christianity a powerful other whose transformative influence cannot be overstated, ... More


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