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Title Annual review of the sociology of religion. Volume 5, Sociology and monasticism, between innovation and tradition / edited by Isabelle Jonveaux, Stefania Palmisano, Enzo Pace.
Imprint Leiden : Brill, 2014.

Series Annual review of the sociology of religion ; volume 5
Annual review of the sociology of religion ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2011034650 v. 5.
Subject Monasticism and religious orders.
Alt Name Jonveaux, Isabelle,
Pace, Enzo,
Palmisano, Stefania,
Add Title Sociology and monasticism, between innovation and tradition
Series Annual review of the sociology of religion ; volume 5
Annual review of the sociology of religion ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2011034650 v. 5.
Subject Monasticism and religious orders.
Alt Name Jonveaux, Isabelle,
Pace, Enzo,
Palmisano, Stefania,
Add Title Sociology and monasticism, between innovation and tradition
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sociology and Monasticism: Between Innovation and Tradition; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction: The State of the Art in the Sociology of Monasticism; PART 1: Catholic Monasticism; 1 Monastic Asceticism and Everyday Life; 2 Virtuosity, "Folklorisation" and Cultural Protest: Monasticism as a Laboratory of the Confrontation between Christianity and Modernity; 3 Female Monasticism in Italy: A Sociological Investigation; 4 Ethnography of Cloistered Life: Field Work into Silence; 5 Redefinition of the Role of Monks in Modern Society: Economy as Monastic Opportunity.
6 An Innovative Return to Tradition: Catholic Monasticism Redux7 New Spirituality in Old Monasteries?; PART 2: Ex Oriente lux: Ot her forms of Monasticism; 8 Athos Outside of Athos: Orthodox Monasticism in the West; 9 Spiritual Direction in Orthodox Monasticism: The Elder Beyond Weber's Theory of Charisma; 10 A National Monasticism? Monastic Politics of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Syria; 11 Contemplative Spirituality and the Intermonastic Encounter Movement; 12 Experiencing the Liminal: Understanding Separation and Transition among Buddhist Monastic Women in Contemporary Britain.
13 A Space of Mountains within a Forest of Buildings? Urban Buddhist Monasteries in Contemporary KoreaPART 3: Methodology and Classical Authors of the Sociology of Monasticism; 14 Studying Contemporary Monasticism in Italy: An Anthropological and Historical Perspective; 15 Monasticism and Society in Max Weber and Ernst Troeltsch; 16 Séguy and the Monastic Utopia; 17 A Sociology of Imagined Societies: Monasticism and Utopia; Index.
Summary Sociology rarely dealt with monasticism, this book offers main questions and topics of what a sociology of monasticism in modern society can be.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9789004283503 (electronic bk.)
9004283501 (electronic bk.)
1322343470
9781322343471
9789004270879
9004270876
OCLC # 897378861
Additional Format Print version: Annual review of the sociology of religion. Volume 5, Sociology and monasticism, between innovation and tradition 9789004270879 (OCoLC)896856016


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