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Everyday Spirituality: Social and Spatial Worlds of Enchantment

MacKian, Sara (2012). Everyday Spirituality: Social and Spatial Worlds of Enchantment. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Abstract

Spirituality is re-embracing the magical and otherworldly, and in this timely investigation Sara MacKian makes an important contribution to our understanding of the social science of contemporary spiritual evolution. Putting 'spirit' at the heart of spirituality, the author takes seriously the otherworldly experiences of everyday spiritual seekers, and through extensive fieldwork, establishes an exceptional view of the contemporary spiritual landscape. By exploring the everyday impacts of alternative spiritual beliefs and practices the book gets to the heart of what an enchanted spirituality looks like and how critical social science can map and understand it. Everyday Spirituality is an essential read for anyone with an interest in developing a deeper understanding of spiritual evolution in modern Western societies.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Author
ISBN: 0-230-21939-X, 978-0-230-21939-7
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 30487
Depositing User: Sara MacKian
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 14:29
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:19
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/30487
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