Enchanted Spaces: The Séance, Affect, and Geographies of Religion

  title={Enchanted Spaces: The S{\'e}ance, Affect, and Geographies of Religion},
  author={J. Holloway},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  pages={182 - 187}
  • J. Holloway
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers
  • Abstract This article calls for the geographies of religion and belief to attend to the sensuous, vitalistic, and affectual forces through which spaces of the religious, spiritual, and the sacred are performed. Not only do we need to recognize and explore these forces themselves, but our analyses of how religious-sacred spaces (re)produce or challenge societal and cultural discourses can also be enhanced if we focus on affect and embodiment. Through the case study of nineteenth-century… CONTINUE READING
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