author={Callum Sutherland},
  journal={Progress in Human Geography},
  pages={321 - 337}
This paper intervenes in the recent movement in religious geographies to produce more nuanced understandings of the religious subject. By introducing the concept of theography, this paper explores a religious reflexivity that directs subjects towards struggles over the content of theology, its effects on their spatial imagination, and their praxis. Theography advances conversations about praxis in the geography of religion by tying together poststructural scholarship regarding the religious… 
Three participatory geographers: reflections on positionality and working with participants in researching religions, spiritualities, and faith
This paper advances the geographies of religion, spirituality and faith’s limited attention to positionality by discussing the critical issues raised when using participatory approaches. Reflecting...
Touching the sacred: sensing spirituality at Irish holy wells
  • R. Scriven
  • Sociology
    Journal of Cultural Geography
  • 2019
ABSTRACT This paper explores the links between touch – as a physical sensation and as a metaphorical connection – and spiritual encounters at Irish holy wells. Building on embodied examinations of
‘City of Light’: The Production of Urban Space by the Esoteric Spiritual Community of Damanhur, Italy
This chapter presents an analysis of the esoteric spiritual community of Damanhur where, since 1975, an alternative urban reality has been recreated from scratch in an Alpine valley close to Turin.
Understanding ‘faith’ in faith-based organizations: refugee resettlement work as religious practice
The Trump administration has consistently opposed refugee resettlement, slashing national admission ceilings and undermining the long-running U.S. resettlement programme. While these changes have b...