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Sacred places and profane spaces [electronic resource] : essays in the geographics of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam / edited by Jamie Scott & Paul Simpson-Housley.

Contributor(s): Scott, Jamie S | Simpson-Housley, Paul.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions to the study of religion: no. 30.Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1991Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 200 p.).ISBN: 0313047693 (electronic bk.); 9780313047695 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sacred space -- Comparative studies | Judaism -- Doctrines | Christianity | Islam -- Doctrines | RELIGION -- Comparative Religion | Human geography Related to ReligionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sacred places and profane spaces.DDC classification: 291.3/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : the geographics of religion / Jamie S. Scott and Paul Simpson-Housley -- The Jewish religion and spatial and communal organization : the implementation of Jewish religious law in the building of urban neighborhoods and Jewish agricultural settlements in Palestine at the close of the nineteenth century / Yossi Katz -- The politics of sacred place : Jerusalem's Temple Mount/al-haram al-sharif / Roger Friedland and Richard D. Hecht -- The Temple and the Garden of Eden in Ezekiel, the Book of the Watchers, and the wisdom of ben Sira / Martha Himmelfarb -- The iconic self : Luther, culture, and landscape in Finland / Ronald Bordessa -- Diversities of divine presence : women's geography in the Christian tradition / Ellen Ross -- Mapping an apocalyptic world / Leonard L. Thompson.
Sacred circles : Iranian (Zoroastrian and Shi'ite Muslim) feasting and pilgrimage cirucits / Michael J. Fischer -- The Mecca pilgrimage in the formation of Islam in modern Egypt / Juan Eduardo Campo -- Sacred geography in Islam / Annemarie Schimmel -- Afterword : the geographics of religion in a postmodern environment / Jamie S. Scott and Paul Simpson-Housley.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : the geographics of religion / Jamie S. Scott and Paul Simpson-Housley -- The Jewish religion and spatial and communal organization : the implementation of Jewish religious law in the building of urban neighborhoods and Jewish agricultural settlements in Palestine at the close of the nineteenth century / Yossi Katz -- The politics of sacred place : Jerusalem's Temple Mount/al-haram al-sharif / Roger Friedland and Richard D. Hecht -- The Temple and the Garden of Eden in Ezekiel, the Book of the Watchers, and the wisdom of ben Sira / Martha Himmelfarb -- The iconic self : Luther, culture, and landscape in Finland / Ronald Bordessa -- Diversities of divine presence : women's geography in the Christian tradition / Ellen Ross -- Mapping an apocalyptic world / Leonard L. Thompson.

Sacred circles : Iranian (Zoroastrian and Shi'ite Muslim) feasting and pilgrimage cirucits / Michael J. Fischer -- The Mecca pilgrimage in the formation of Islam in modern Egypt / Juan Eduardo Campo -- Sacred geography in Islam / Annemarie Schimmel -- Afterword : the geographics of religion in a postmodern environment / Jamie S. Scott and Paul Simpson-Housley.

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