Lived religion as an emerging field: an assessment of its contours and frontiers

  title={Lived religion as an emerging field: an assessment of its contours and frontiers},
  author={Nancy Tatom Ammerman},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Religion and Society},
  • N. Ammerman
  • Published 1 December 2016
  • Sociology
  • Nordic Journal of Religion and Society
Over the last three decades, lived religion has emerged as a distinct field of study, with an identifiable “canon” of originating sources. With this body of work reaching maturity, a critical assessment is in order. This study analyzes sixty-four journal articles published in English, since 1997, which have used either “lived religion” or “everyday religion” in their titles, abstracts, or keywords. We find that the field has largely been defined by what it excludes. It includes attention to… 

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