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Understanding Religion and Dance

Kimerer L. LaMothe

in Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the renderings of religion and dance which van der Leeuw generates through his own practice of understanding. From his perspective, phenomena that ... More


A Braided Approach to the Study of Religion: Gerardus van der Leeuw

Kimerer L. LaMothe

in Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents van der Leeuw's braided methodological approach to the study of religion as one that casts a role for theology in the study of religion. It advocates ... More


Spinning the Unity of Life: Dance as Religion

Kimerer L. LaMothe

in Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the first of five “structural relations” or conceptual nets van der Leeuw employs in order to capture coincidences of religion and dance. Here, ... More


Marking Boundaries: Dance against Religion

Kimerer L. LaMothe

in Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines four other appearances of dance and religion van der Leeuw identifies: transition, antithesis, influences, and harmony. It assesses their ... More


The Master-Interpreter: Notes on the German Career of Joachim Wach (1922–1935 )

Steven M. Wasserstrom

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This article examines the life and works of Joachim Wach (1898–1955) during his career in Germany (1922–35). Aspects examined include his homosocial participation in youth movements (Jugendbewegung) ... More


Conclusion to Part Two: Can Dance Be Religion?

Kimerer L. LaMothe

in Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a conclusion to Part 2 of this book. By approaching coincidences of religion and dance through his mediating phenomenological practice, van der Leeuw ... More


Dancing Religion

Kimerer L. LaMothe

in Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses why attention to dance as an expression of religion is important for scholars of religion, and what implications such attention may have on the ... More


Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Kimerer L. LaMothe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides philosophical grounds for an emerging area of scholarship: the study of religion and dance. In the first part, the book investigates why scholars in religious ... More


Power and Theory

Carl Olson

in Indian Asceticism: Power, Violence, and Play

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190225315
eISBN:
9780190225346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225315.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

The previous chapters enable a reader to see how violence, the demonic, language, and forms of play are all intertwined with power and contribute to a broader understanding of the nature of power and ... More


Constructing the Sacred in Space and Place

Katie Day and Edd Conboy

in Faith on the Avenue: Religion on a City Street

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199860029
eISBN:
9780199358427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860029.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how sacred space is socially constructed in an urban context in different types of buildings from historic churches to former commercial buildings adapted for religious ... More


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