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By Jennifer Baldwin,Stephanie Arel,John Carr,Christina Davis,Shirley Guider,Jason Hays,Martha Jacobi,Emmanuel Y. Lartey,Bonnie Miller-McLemore,Kenya Tuttle,Sonia Waters

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ISBN-13: 9781498531252

Sensing Sacred is an edited quantity that explores the severe intersection of “religion” and “body” during the non secular lens of functional theology, with an emphasis on sensation because the embodied capacity within which people be aware of themselves, others, and the divine on this planet. The manuscript argues that each one human interplay and perform, together with non secular praxis, engages “body” via no less than one of many human senses (touch, odor, listening to, style, sight, kinestics/proprioception). regrettably, body—and, extra particularly and satirically, sensation—is eclipsed in modern educational scholarship that's inherently bent towards the area of idea and concepts. this is often unlucky since it neglects our bodies, actual or communal, because the repository and generator of culturally conditioned principles and conception. it truly is ironic simply because all wisdom transmission minimally calls for numerous senses together with sight, contact, and listening to. Sensing Sacred is geared up into elements. the 1st part devotes a bankruptcy to every human feel as an road of getting access to non secular event; whereas the second one part explores non secular practices as they particularly specialise in a number of senses. The overarching objective of the quantity is to explicitly spotlight each one feel and make the most of the theoretical lenses of useful theology to carry to vibrant lifestyles the connections among crucial sensation and spiritual pondering and practice.

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Sensing Sacred: Exploring the Human Senses in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care (Studies in Body and Religion) by Jennifer Baldwin,Stephanie Arel,John Carr,Christina Davis,Shirley Guider,Jason Hays,Martha Jacobi,Emmanuel Y. Lartey,Bonnie Miller-McLemore,Kenya Tuttle,Sonia Waters


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