By Victoria Hegner,Peter Jan Margry
Urban areas have continually functioned as cradles and laboratories for spiritual activities and spiritualities. The city varieties a valuable and nourishing agent for the production of recent non secular expressions, and always negotiates new methods of being non secular and constructing non secular principles and practices.
This publication explores the serious and intricate interaction among the (post) glossy urban and new non secular and religious move, bringing the town and its annexes into the foreground of present study into faith. It develops a brand new, ethnography-based research of the ways that the pluralist adventure of the "urban" inscribes itself into numerous spiritual practices and vice versa: how do religiosity and spirituality applicable and rework meanings of the city? It specializes in new spiritual expressions, cosmologies and methods of existence that transcend demonstrated trust platforms and non secular understandings, and explores new conceptions of the notice "urban" in a global of more and more prolonged city environments. The publication examines how towns are either regarded as websites and assets of spirituality, the place the globalization of religions happens in addition to the truth that globalization is associated heavily to the method of localization. The socio-cultural and political distinctiveness of the explicit city context are analyzed to provide an cutting edge viewpoint on how the interaction among the city, religious and spiritual will be understood.
This publication brings a well timed new standpoint and may be of curiosity to teachers and scholars in geography, sociology, city experiences, cultural stories and anthropology, to boot as for city planners and coverage makers.
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Spiritualizing the City: Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat (Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City) by Victoria Hegner,Peter Jan Margry