David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Fordham University Press (2004)
This book provides philosophical grounds for an emerging area of scholarship: the study of religion and dance. In the first part, LaMothe investigates why scholars in religious studies have tended to overlook dance, or rhythmic bodily movement, in favor of textual expressions of religious life. In close readings of Descartes, Kant, Schleiermacher, Hegel, and Kierkegaard, LaMothe traces this attitude to formative moments of the field in which philosophers relied upon the practice of writing to mediate between the study of “religion,” on the one hand, and “theology,” on the other.In the second part, LaMothe revives the work of theologian, phenomenologist, and historian of religion Gerardus van der Leeuw for help in interpreting how dancing can serve as a medium of religious experience and expression. In so doing, LaMothe opens new perspectives on the role of bodily being in religious life, and on the place of theology in the study of religion.
|Keywords||Religion Philosophy Dance Religious aspects Religious dance, Modern|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$55.00 used (27% off) $59.23 new (22% off) $75.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||BL51.L365 2004|
|ISBN(s)||082322404X 0823224031 9780823224036|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
William D. Geoghegan (2002). Jung's Psychology as a Spiritual Practice and a Way of Life: A Dialogue. University Press of America.
Jeremy R. Carrette (2000). Foucault and Religion: Spiritual Corporality and Political Spirituality. Routledge.
B. S. Rennie (1995). The Religious Creativity of Modern Humanity: Some Observations on Eliade's Unfinished Thought. Religious Studies 31 (2):221 - 235.
John R. Atherton, Elaine L. Graham & Ian Steedman (eds.) (2010). The Practices of Happiness: Political Economy, Religion and Wellbeing. Routledge.
William J. Collinge (1988). The Relation of Religious Community Life to Rationality in Augustine. Faith and Philosophy 5 (3):242-253.
Jeremy R. Carrette (ed.) (2005). William James and the Varieties of Religious Experience: A Centenary Celebration. Routledge.
Marcel Sarot & W. Stoker (eds.) (2004). Religion and the Good Life. Royal Van Gorcum.
Dietrich Korsch & Amber Griffioen (eds.) (2011). Interpreting Religion: The Impact of Friedrich Schleiermacher’s "Reden Über Die Religion" for Religious Studies and Theology. Mohr Siebeck.
Michael Scott (2010). Religious Language. Philosophy Compass 5 (6):505-515.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #268,776 of 1,902,204 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #466,168 of 1,902,204 )
How can I increase my downloads?