Playful religion : challenges for the study of religion /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Droogers, André, Harskamp, Anton van, 1946-
Format: Book
Published: Delft, The Netherlands : Eburon, 2006.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : On play, imagination, and the study of religion / Anton van Harskamp
  • The normalization of religious experience : healing, prophecy, dreams, and visions / André Droogers
  • Identity, religious pluralism and ritual in Brazil : Umbanda and Pentecostalism / André Droogers
  • Paradoxical views on a paradoxical religion : models for the explanation of Pentecostal expansion in Brazil and Chile / André Droogers
  • The third bank of the river : play, methodological ludism, and the definition of religion / André Droogers
  • Playing religion? : experience, meaning and the ludic approach / Peter Versteeg
  • Choice and religious pluralism in Brazil : another view / Sidney M. Greenfield
  • Religious syncretism Japanese style in Brazil / Peter B. Clarke
  • The future of religion : and its implications for the social sciences / Grace Davie
  • Afterwords : an interview with André Droogers on play and religion / Anton van Harskamp ... [et al.]