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Sacred places and profane spaces : essays in the geographics of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Author: Jamie S Scott; Paul Simpson-Housley
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.
Series: Contributions to the study of religion, no. 30.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses the lens of geography on new territory as the editors and contributors inquire critically into the spatial dimensions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, making this interdisciplinary project  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Former Course Reserve reading
Études comparatives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sacred places and profane spaces.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1991
(OCoLC)988373176
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie S Scott; Paul Simpson-Housley
ISBN: 0313263299 9780313263293
OCLC Number: 22629602
Description: xiv, 200 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the geographics of religion / Jamie S. Scott and Paul Simpson-Housley --
The Jewish religion and spatial and communal organization : the implementation of Jewish religious law in the building of urban neighborhoods and Jewish agricultural settlements in Palestine at the close of the nineteenth century / Yossi Katz --
The politics of sacred place : Jerusalem's Temple Mount/al-haram al-sharif / Roger Friedland and Richard D. Hecht --
The Temple and the Garden of Eden in Ezekiel, the Book of the Watchers, and the wisdom of ben Sira / Martha Himmelfarb --
The iconic self : Luther, culture, and landscape in Finland / Ronald Bordessa --
Diversities of divine presence : women's geography in the Christian tradition / Ellen Ross --
Mapping an apocalyptic world / Leonard L. Thompson. Sacred circles : Iranian (Zoroastrian and Shi'ite Muslim) feasting and pilgrimage cirucits / Michael J. Fischer --
The Mecca pilgrimage in the formation of Islam in modern Egypt / Juan Eduardo Campo --
Sacred geography in Islam / Annemarie Schimmel --
Afterword : the geographics of religion in a postmodern environment / Jamie S. Scott and Paul Simpson-Housley.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of religion, no. 30.
Responsibility: edited by Jamie Scott & Paul Simpson-Housley.

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.,."elucidates the important role that spatial and geographical ideas occupy in the religious imagination."-Church History

 
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