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The body/ies of the faithful: a corporeal ethnography of Canadians on a Roman Catholic Marian pilgrimage to Međugorje, Bosnia

@inproceedings{Despres2009TheBO,
  title={The body/ies of the faithful: a corporeal ethnography of Canadians on a Roman Catholic Marian pilgrimage to Međugorje, Bosnia},
  author={S. Després},
  year={2009}
}
  • S. Després
  • Published 2009
  • Art
  • As human beings who know the world through our bodies, understand the world through our bodies, and think through our bodies, we engage our most natural tool (Lock 1993, 148) in the process of belief in a number of ways. The body is our general medium for having a world (Merleau-Ponty 1945); a self that acts on the world necessarily does so through the medium of the body (Csordas 1990). For this reason, I endeavour in this thesis to properly engage the body in the work of Religious Studies… CONTINUE READING
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