Religion and the Senses in Early Modern Europe

Religion and the Senses in Early Modern Europe

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Most of the 17 essays presented here grew out of papers from a series of eponymous panels presented at the Renaissance Society of America conference (Venice 2010). The subject of sensation--a burgeoning area of study in the humanities--is here addressed in connection with religion. The senses and religion are discussed as they intersect with art, science, belief, and community, as well as the sacred and the divine. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

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This interdisciplinary volume examines the role of sensation in the religious transformations of early modern Europe. Sensation was both central to the doctrinal disputes of the Reformation and critical in shaping new or reformed devotional practices.

Publisher: Leiden ;, Boston :, Brill,, 2013
ISBN: 9789004236653
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 494 pages) : illustrations


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