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Temple Building as Social Service: Family, Community, and Emotion

Jeffrey Samuels

in Attracting the Heart: Social Relations and the Aesthetics of Emotion in Sri Lankan Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833855
eISBN:
9780824870041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833855.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter investigates the enterprise of temple building as a form of social service. Focusing on two temples that were reestablished in 2003 and 2004, it maintains that, far from being founded on ... More


Temple Construction: From Vows to Numbers

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

in Divine Institutions: Religions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691168678
eISBN:
9780691200828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168678.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter presents a quantitative reconstruction of temple building during the fourth and third centuries, evaluating the scale of the monumental intervention into Rome's topography and the labor ... More


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