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Religion and Emotion : Approaches and Interpretations

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This anthology brings together twelve seminal essays in the rapidly evolving field of emotion studies. The contributors examine attitudes toward and expressions of emotion in a wide range of religious traditions and periods. This volume is designed to provide an introduction to recent research, and will provide valuable insights to students of comparative religion, anthropology and psychology. Corrigan has provided a substantial introduction, elucidating the major themes of the anthology and placing it within the wider context emotions research.show more

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  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 680.39g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195166248
  • 9780195166248

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INTRODUCTION: EMOTIONS RESEARCH AND THE ACADEMIC STUDY OF RELIGION; 1. Provoked Religious weeping in early Modern Spain; 2. Hierarchy and Emotion: Love, Joy and Sorrow in a Cult of Black Saints in Gujarat, India; 3. Filial Emotions and Filial Values: Changing Patterns in the Discourse of Filialty in Late Choson Korea; 4. The Philosophical Foundations of Sacred Rhetoric; 5. Rites of Terror: Emotion, Metaphor and Memory in Melanesian Initiation Cults; 6. The Sacred Mind: Newar Cultural Representations of Mental Life and the Production of Moral Consciousness; 7. The Function of Ritual Weeping Revisited: Affective Expression and Moral Discourse; 8. Krishna's Consuming Passions: Food as Metaphor and Metonym for Emotion at Mount Govardhan; 9. Emotion in Bengali Religious Thought: Substance and Metaphor; 10. Weeping, Death and Spiritual Ascent in Sixteenth-century Jewish Mysticism; 11. Gertrude's furor: Reading Anger in an Early Medieval Saint's Life; 12. Emotions and Ancestors: Understanding Experiences of Lohorung Rai in Nepalshow more

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