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Habits of Faith: The Social Role of Small-Town Congregations

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the social role of religious congregations in small towns. Although religious participation is somewhat higher in small towns than in larger communities, the differences are ... More


Memorials, Sacred Places, and Memory

John Paul Eberhard

in Brain Landscape: The Coexistence of Neuroscience and Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195331721
eISBN:
9780199864058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331721.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter is devoted to how the brain/mind responds to human views of the sacred, including a discussion of the architecture of sacred places and religious buildings. It describes memorials in ... More


Contested Religious Space in Jakarta: Negotiating Politics, Capital, and Ethnicity

Chang-Yau Hoon

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the contestation of religious space in Jakarta as it relates to politics, capital, and ethnicity. Indonesia is known for its religious pluralism. The Indonesian Constitution ... More


Politics of Sacred Space in Downtown Beirut (1853–2008)

Ward Vloeberghs

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the stages of the design, construction, and symbolism of the Muhammad al-Amin Mosque in Beirut, and analyzes the formal and informal mechanisms involved in the creation of an ... More


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