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Speaking of the Sacred: Exploring Religion, Spirituality, and the Boundaries of Emotional Communities through Oral History

@inproceedings{Boschmann2017SpeakingOT,
  title={Speaking of the Sacred: Exploring Religion, Spirituality, and the Boundaries of Emotional Communities through Oral History},
  author={Kathryn Boschmann},
  year={2017}
}
Drawing on Barbara H. Rosenwein’s work and the history of emotions more generally, this article considers the significance of emotional boundaries within the context of oral history interviews. I examine how, in my own interviews with Irish Canadians in Winnipeg, interviewees navigated these unspoken social codes when they told stories of religion and spiritual experience. Widely shared understandings among the emotional communities of Canadian society, the Irish community in Winnipeg, and the… Expand
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