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Listening for the Cry in a Consumer Culture

Antonio Eduardo Alonso

in Commodified Communion: Eucharist, Consumer Culture, and the Practice of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294121
eISBN:
9780823297405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294121.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Informed by the work of Michel de Certeau and Walter Benjamin, this chapter develops a foundation from which to think theologically about consumer culture. An emphasis on cultural resistance in ... More


Certeau’s Landscapes: What Can Images Do?

Patrick O’Donovan

in What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter alternates between a reading of Certeau’s L’Invention du quotidien centred on the practice and the issue of the image, and a wider theoretical reflection on the image’s agency vis-à-vis ... More


De Certeau and “Making Do”: The Case of Gay Men and Lesbians on a Jesuit Campus

David Gudelunas

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the writings of French Jesuit scholar Michel de Certeau, an extremely influential cultural anthropologist of the twentieth century, whose dense and fascinating writings shed ... More


  Therapy: No Creature Stands Alone before God

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 5 presents a reading of David Lodge's novel Therapy (1995) in light of Balthasar's Theo‐logic. Lodge does well to illustrate that the erasure of God that preoccupies postmodern consciousness ... More


Cultural Democracy: Representation, Institutions and Experimentation

in Intellectuals, Culture and Public Policy in France: Approaches from the Left

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312458
eISBN:
9781846316081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312458.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on two intellectuals who brought the ideal of cultural democracy in the late 1960s and 1970s: Francis Jeanson and Michel de Certeau. First, it discusses Jeanson's role in the ... More


The Clamor of Voices

Martha Feldman and Judith T. Zeitlin

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This essayistic introduction to The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality begins in part one by explaining the Lacanian foundations of voice studies as manifested in the writings of ... More


Can the Pentecostal Subaltern Speak?

Daniel Ramírez

in Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624068
eISBN:
9781469624082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624068.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The concluding discussion joins the current deconstruction—offered by several theorists of migration, religion, and culture—of the notion of apolitical Pentecostals and rural-to-urban migrants on ... More


Naming and Social Exclusion: The Outcast and the Outsider

Aloka Parasher-Sen

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter discusses the terms “outcast” and “outsider” as well as naming and social exclusion and begins with quotes from Michel de Certeau and B. R. Ambedkar. Social exclusion has been much ... More


The Body Wishes to Walk

David Greenstein

in Roads to Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788335
eISBN:
9780804789684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788335.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

While the Zohar acknowledges the metaphorical meanings of walking, it also portrays walking in its silent, primal form--as freedom of movement through space, unburdened with prior significances. It ... More


Patterns and practices of everyday resistance: a view from below

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

in Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops the framework of resistance. It defines everyday resistance as the practices of individuals and collectives in a subordinated position to mitigate or deny the claims made by ... More


Techniques: French Urban Dance in Intellectual Context

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 puts hip hop and its pedagogy into the context of this French theory of practice, considering how a climate created by French intellectuals focusing on practice and understanding bodies as ... More


What Makes a Belief Believable?

Graham Ward

in How the Light Gets In: Ethical Life I

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199297658
eISBN:
9780191791987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297658.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter develops the distinction between ‘faith’ and ‘belief’ in terms of an examination of the processes whereby a belief becomes or is made believable, and accepted. It roots ‘belief’ within ... More


Michel de Certeau: Anthropological Spaces

in Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Michel de Certeau's anthropology of mixed and indeterminate space. Certeau writes a cultural anthropology that discerns the unconscious religious tenor of everyday life. His ... More


Teen Noir: The Suburb as Lived Space

Timotheus Vermeulen

in Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The fifth chapter looks at the ways in which three teen suburban noirs – Brick (Johnson, 2004), Alpha Dog (Cassavetes, 2006) and Chumscrubber (Posin, 2005) – engage with the suburban environment. The ... More


Commodified Communion: Eucharist, Consumer Culture, and the Practice of Everyday Life

Antonio Eduardo Alonso

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294121
eISBN:
9780823297405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294121.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A range of contemporary theological reflection on consumer culture in the United States shares a conviction that the central task of theology is to respond, resist, or reshape consumer culture. And ... More


Epilogue

Jon Mee

in Conversable Worlds: Literature, Contention, and Community 1762 to 1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591749
eISBN:
9780191731433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591749.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter develops a contrast between Hazlitt and Coleridge to offer some thoughts on the relation between these different ideas of conversation for the understanding of ‘the conversation of ... More


Roads to Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar

David Greenstein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788335
eISBN:
9780804789684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788335.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is the first to study in-depth the “walking motif” of the Zohar. The Zohar is unique among Jewish mystical texts--and it is the premier text of them all--in continuously introducing and ... More


Little Manila: The Other Central of Hong Kong

Daisy Tam

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Central district in Hong Kong is a scene of wealth and prosperity, a glamorous picture of the vivacious city and those who live within it. Against this overwhelming cityscape, a striking ... More


The Text of the World and the Comprehensiveness of Wisdom

Paul S. Fiddes

in Seeing the World and Knowing God: Hebrew Wisdom and Christian Doctrine in a Late-Modern Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199644100
eISBN:
9780191760211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644100.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Through reflection on ‘space’ and ‘place’ in the thought of Michel de Certeau, this chapter begins by asking whether it is possible to bring together a celebration of the open text of the world with ... More


Paradigm Resets: Real-Life and Virtual Reconnections

M. I. Franklin

in Digital Dilemmas: Power, Resistance, and the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199982691
eISBN:
9780190252731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199982691.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter brings mid-twentieth century debates on society, culture, and politics to bear on twenty-first century preoccupations, and vice versa—debates that have developed under the aegis of the ... More


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