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By Ole Riis,Linda Woodhead

This well timed booklet goals to alter the way in which we expect approximately faith via placing emotion again onto the schedule. It demanding situations an inclination to over-emphasise rational facets of faith, and rehabilitates its embodied, visceral and affective dimensions. opposed to the view that non secular emotion is a in simple terms deepest topic, it deals a brand new framework which exhibits how non secular feelings come up within the assorted interactions among human brokers and spiritual groups, human brokers and
objects of devotion, and groups and sacred symbols. It provides parallels and contrasts among non secular feelings in ecu and American background, in different cultures, and in modern western societies. by way of taking feelings heavily, A Sociology of spiritual Emotion sheds new mild on the
power of faith to form basic human orientations and motivations: hopes and fears, joys and sorrows, loves and hatreds.

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