Download e-book for kindle: Crossing and Dwelling: A Theory of Religion by Thomas A. Tweed

By Thomas A. Tweed

Beginning with a Cuban Catholic ritual in Miami, this e-book takes readers on a momentous theoretical trip towards a brand new figuring out of faith. At this old second, whilst circulate throughout limitations is of serious value for all components of human life―from media and leisure to economic system and politics―Thomas Tweed bargains a robust imaginative and prescient of faith in movement, dynamic, alive with crossings and flows.

A deeply researched, greatly gauged, and vividly written examine of faith reminiscent of few American students have ever tried, Crossing and Dwelling depicts faith in position and in circulate, residing and crossing. Tweed considers how faith situates devotees in time and area, positioning them within the physique, the house, the place of origin, and the cosmos. He explores how the non secular hire tropes, artifacts, rituals, and associations to mark limitations and to prescribe and proscribe other forms of routine throughout these obstacles; and the way religions allow and constrain terrestrial, corporeal, and cosmic crossings.

Drawing on insights from the common and social sciences, Tweed's paintings is grounded within the gritty details of unique spiritual practices, whilst it strikes towards rules approximately cross-cultural styles. At a time whilst students in lots of fields turn away from generalizations, this ebook deals a dependable technique to imagine commonly approximately faith, a subject matter that's an important for knowing the modern global. Lucid in factors, undertaking presentation, wealthy in examples, Crossing and Dwelling has profound implications for the research and instructing of faith in our day.

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