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Bibil Identifier bibil:245459
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Lifelong Religion as Habitus
Title (English, ) Religious Practice among Displaced Karelian Orthodox Women in Finland
Author Kupari, Helena
Series Numen Book Series. Studies in the History of Religions (Volume: 153)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature XA 582/153
Department Magasin 3
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-32142-7
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages viii Pages
198 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract In this book, Helena Kupari examines the lived religion of Finnish, evacuee Karelian Orthodox women through an innovative reading and application of Pierre Bourdieu's practice theory.
After the Second World War, Finland ceded most of its Karelian territories to the Soviet Union. Over 400,000 Finns, including two thirds of the Finnish Orthodox Christians, lost their homes. This book traces the ways in which the religion of Orthodox women was affected by their displacement and their experiences as members of the Orthodox minority in post-war and contemporary Finland. It contributes to theoretical discussions on lived religion by producing an account of lifelong minority religion as habitus, or an embodied and practical "sense of religion".
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Orthodox Interpretation
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