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The participatory turn : spirituality, mysticism, religious studies

@inproceedings{Ferrer2008ThePT,
  title={The participatory turn : spirituality, mysticism, religious studies},
  author={Jorge N. Ferrer and Jacob Holsinger Sherman},
  year={2008}
}
Can we take seriously religious experience, spirituality, and mysticism, without reducing them to either cultural-linguistic by-products or simply asserting their validity as a dogmatic fact? The contributors to this volume argue that we can, and they offer a new way: the “participatory turn,” which proposes that individuals and communities have an integral and irreducible role in bringing forth ontologically rich religious worlds. They explore the ways this approach weaves together and gives… 

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