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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 ; 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 ; 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.
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