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Performing Religion in Public

Editors: Edelman, J., Chambers, C., Toit, S.d., du Toit, S. (Eds.)

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Religious life and public life are both passionately performed, but often understood to exclude one another. This book's array of voices investigates the publics hailed by religious performances and the challenges they offer to theories of the democratic public sphere.

About the authors

Claire Maria Chambers, Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea Saayan Chattopadhyay, Baruipur College, Calcutta University, India Esra Çizmeci, Istanbul Ayd?n University, Turkey Simon W. du Toit, University of Windsor, Canada Joshua Edelman, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK Tom Grimwood, University of Cumbria, UK Tamantha Hammerschlag, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Michael Lambert, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Kris Messer, Maryland Institute College of Art, USA Joy Palacios, Vanderbilt University's Divinity School, USA Jo Robinson, University of Nottingham, UK Shira Schwartz, York University, Canada Stephen D. Seely, Rutgers University, USA Lucie Sutherland, University of Nottingham, UK Peter Yeandle, University of Manchester, UK

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Public Problem of Religious Doings

    Chambers, Claire Maria (et al.)

    Pages 1-24

  • The Market for Argument

    Toit, Simon W.

    Pages 27-48

  • Public Acts of Private Devotion: From Silent Prayer to Ceremonies in France’s Early Seminaries

    Palacios, Joy

    Pages 49-70

  • The Durban Passion Play: Religious Performance, Power and Difference

    Lambert, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 71-86

  • Church on/as Stage: Stewart Headlam’s Rhetorical Theology

    Grimwood, Tom (et al.)

    Pages 97-116

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Performing Religion in Public
Editors
  • J. Edelman
  • C. Chambers
  • S. du Toit
  • Simon du Toit
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33863-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137338631
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33862-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46406-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 290
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