By Giuseppe, Professor Giordan,Linda, Professor Woodhead

Prayer is a significant element of faith. Even among those that have deserted equipped faith degrees of prayer stay excessive. but the main easy questions stay unaddressed: What precisely is prayer? How does it fluctuate? Why do humans pray and in what occasions and settings? Does prayer suggest a god, and if that is so, what style? A Sociology of Prayer addresses those primary questions and opens up very important new debates.

Drawing from faith, sociology of faith, anthropology, and historic views, the individuals specialise in prayer as a social in addition to a private subject and situate prayer within the stipulations of complicated overdue glossy societies all over the world. providing clean empirical info relating to unique theorising, the quantity additionally examines the fabric points of prayer, together with the gadgets, our bodies, symbols, and areas with which it can be integrally connected.

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