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Religious representation in place : exploring meaningful spaces at the intersection of the humanities and sciences

Author: Mark K George
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Series: Religion and spatial studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Religious Representation in Place brings together an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars from the Humanities and Sciences to broaden the understanding of how religious symbol systems and spatial studies interact. The essays consider and examine the relevance of religion in the exploration, experience, and representation of space, a fundamental dimension of culture and human life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Religious representation in place
(DLC) 2014008874
(OCoLC)881659789
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark K George
ISBN: 9781137342683 1137342684
OCLC Number: 909280275
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction; Mark K. George and Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati --
PART I: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS FOR APPROACHING SPACE --
1. How Children Develop an Understanding of Space; Remo Largo --
2. Meaningless Cosmos?; Arnold O. Benz --
3. Faith and the Map; Franco Farinelli --
4. The Human Dwelling: A Philosophical Question around Places and Space; Carla Danani --
PART II: REPRESENTING SPACE IN ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL CONTEXTS --
5. Analyzing Embodied Space in Ancient Israel's Tabernacle; Mark K. George --
6. Sacred Spaces in the Book of Hosea: A Case-Study on the Intersection of Gender, Space, and the Sacred in Ancient Israel; Christl Maier --
7. Mapping Our Last Places: Apocalyptic Space and Eschatological Imagery at Chartres; Katherine Rousseau --
8. Invisible Spaces between Cosmology and Biography: An Approach to the Otherworld in Visual Media; Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati --
PART III : REPRESENTING SPACE IN CONTEMPORARY CONTEXTS --
9. Ornament and the Other: The Reproduction of Muslim-Christian Spaces in Andalusia and Beyond; S. Brent Plate --
10. Monika Glavac, 'Places of Ridicule: Spatial Differentiation of the European Caricature; S. Brent Plate --
11. In Search of Orientation in Cinematic Spaces: The Motif of Journey in Fiction Film; Marie-Therese M̃der --
12. Clothing as a Meaningful Marker of Space; Anna-Katharina H̲pflinger --
13. Multiple Spaces in Modern Pilgrimages; Tommi Mendel --
14. Spatiality and Spirituality: In Search of a Spiritual City; Carl Fingerhut --
15. The Ambiguities of Preservation: Bodhgaya as a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Jacob Kinnard --
Conclusion --
Reflections on Engaging Religion and Spatial Studies; Pierre Bhler.
Series Title: Religion and spatial studies.
Responsibility: edited by Mark K. George and Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati.

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