New PDF release: Sensing Sacred: Exploring the Human Senses in Practical

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

Sensing Sacred is an edited quantity that explores the severe intersection of “religion” and “body” in the course of the non secular lens of functional theology, with an emphasis on sensation because the embodied skill within which humans recognize themselves, others, and the divine on the earth. The manuscript argues that every one human interplay and perform, together with spiritual praxis, engages “body” via at the least one of many human senses (touch, scent, listening to, style, sight, kinestics/proprioception). regrettably, body—and, extra particularly and paradoxically, sensation—is eclipsed in modern educational scholarship that's inherently bent towards the area of idea and concepts. this can be unlucky since it neglects our bodies, actual or communal, because the repository and generator of culturally conditioned rules and idea. it's ironic simply because all wisdom transmission minimally calls for numerous senses together with sight, contact, and listening to. Sensing Sacred is prepared into elements. the 1st part devotes a bankruptcy to every human feel as an street of gaining access to spiritual adventure; whereas the second one part explores spiritual practices as they particularly specialize in a number of senses. The overarching objective of the amount is to explicitly spotlight every one experience and make the most of the theoretical lenses of sensible theology to deliver to vibrant existence the connections among crucial sensation and spiritual considering 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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