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Lived religion in America : toward a history of practice

@inproceedings{Hall1997LivedRI,
  title={Lived religion in America : toward a history of practice},
  author={David D. Hall},
  year={1997}
}
These essays invite the reader to think of religion dynamically, reconsidering American religious history in terms of practices that are linked to specific social contexts. The point of departure is the concept of "lived religion". Discussing such topics as gift exchange, cremation, hymn singing and women's spirituality, a group of sociologists and historians of religion explore the many facets of how people carry out their religious beliefs on a daily basis. 

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  • M. Burley
  • Philosophy
    International Journal of Philosophy and Theology
  • 2018
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