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Food, Sex and Strangers [electronic resource] : Understanding Religion as Everyday Life

Author/Creator:
Harvey, Graham.
Publication:
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 p.)
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Subjects:
Religion -- Social aspects.
Religion -- Philosophy.
Religions.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Religion is more than a matter of worshipping a deity or spirit. For many people, religion pervades every part of their lives and is not separated off into some purely private and personal realm. Religion is integral to many people''s relationship with the wider world, an aspect of their dwelling among other beings - both human and other-than-human - and something manifested in the everyday world of eating food, having sex and fearing strangers. ""Food, Sex and Strangers"" offers alternative ways of thinking about what religion involves and how we might better understand it. Drawing on studies
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Of god and goats; 2. Religioning elsewhere; 3. Christianity is not a religion; 4. Talking like a pirate; 5. Real world; 6. Doing violence with impunity; 7. Respecting relations; 8. Things full of meaning; 9. Purity and pilgrimages; 10. Enchantment and emplacement; 11. Christians do religion like other people; 12. Religion is etiquette in the real world; Bibliography; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-315-72957-1
1-317-54633-4