Material Religion in Modern Britain : The Spirit of Things

Title

Material Religion in Modern Britain : The Spirit of Things

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Description

Edited by Timothy Willem-Jones and Lucinda Matthews-Jones.

Includes a chapter by College at Brockport alumna and former adjunct lecturer Candace Hoffman-Hussain: Interfaith Home Decorating : An Exploration of Religiosity and Home Artefacts within British Interfaith Hybrid Coupledom.

This volume contributes towards to developments in the study of religion that illuminate the plural nature of religious change in modern Britain. It makes a critical intervention in British studies of religion by bringing the analytical insights of material culture, to bear on religion in the British World.

ISBN

9781137540553

Publication Date

2015

Publication Information

New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

xi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Disciplines

Christianity | European History | Social and Cultural Anthropology | Sociology of Religion

Department

African & African-American Studies

Comments

Located in Drake Library at: BR755 .M38 2015

CONTENTS: Introduction: Materiality and Religious History / Lucinda Matthews-Jones and Timothy Willem Jones -- Part I. Material Sectarianism. Objects of Transcendence: Scots-Presbyterianism and an Anthropology of Things / Joe Webster -- The Material and Visual Culture of the Construction of Irish Catholic Identity : Saint Colman's Cathedral, Queenstown, County Cork / Ann Wilson -- Sanctifying the Street : Urban Space, Material Christianity and the G. F. Watts Mosaic in London, 1883 to the Present Day / Lucinda Matthews-Jones -- Part II. Material Religion, Sex and Gender. Fashioning Church Interiors: The Importance of Female Amateur Designers / Jim Cheshire -- Sounds Taken as Wonders: Revivalist Politics as Religious Experience in Early Twentieth-Century Britain / Jacqui de Vries -- Early Victorian Moral Anxiety and the Queer Legacy of the Eighteenth-Century Gothic Revival / Dominic Janes -- Part III. Material Religion in Postsecular Britain. Interfaith Home Decorating : An Exploration of Religiosity and Home Artefacts within British Interfaith Hybrid Coupledom / Candace Hoffman-Hussain -- Skin as Spiritual Script: Tibetan Buddhism, Tattoos and the West / Jill Sudbury -- An Ancient Modernity: Ikons and the Re-emergence of Orthodox Britain / Timothy Carroll -- An English Shade of Animism: Contemporary Statue Devotion and the Glastonbury Goddess Temple / Amy Whitehead.