The Religious Life of Dress
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The Religious Life of Dress

Global Fashion and Faith
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ISBN-13:
9780857853615
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
10.10.2013
Seiten:
176
Autor:
Lynne Hume
Gewicht:
329 g
Format:
233x154x12 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This accessible study of religious dress practices contains case studies on a wide range of religious groups, including: Catholics, Jews, Hindus, Druids, Shamans, and Mystics. Its unique sensory approach will appeal to scholars and students across many disciplines.
Contents INTRODUCTION PART I: Western Monotheist Religions Chapter One: Hierarchies and Power: Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church Chapter Two: Simplicity and Humility: Anabaptist Orders of Amish, Hutterites and Mennonites Chapter Three: Fashioning Faith: Judaism and Islam PART II: Eastern Religions Chapter Four: India: Hindus, Holy Sadhus, Sikhs and Jains Chapter Five: The Buddha, the Dharma, the Sangha ... and the Robe PART III: The Mystical and the Magical Chapter Six: Sufis, Indigenous Shamans, and Modern Pagans Chapter Seven: Possession and the African Diaspora: Vodou, Candombl and Santer a
An anthropological account of the body and spiritual dress.