Iconic religion in urban space

Knott, Kim and Krech, Volkhard and Meyer, Birgit (2016) Iconic religion in urban space. Material Religion, 12 (2). pp. 123-136. ISSN 1743-2200

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In order to understand current dynamics of religious diversity, a focus on the tangible presence of religion and the co-existence of new and longstanding religious buildings, sites and artefacts in urban spaces is a fruitful starting point. Launching the notion of iconic religion, this introduction seeks to contribute to developing a scholarly framework for the nexus of religion and the city from a spatial, material, aesthetic and semiotic angle. Situated in the interface between matter and religious meaning, religious icons are not simply carriers of meaning, but make it present.

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Material Religion
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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Material Religion on 22/06/2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/17432200.2016.1172759
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?? iconic religionurban sacredspace and placeiconsurban geographylondonamsterdamberlinreligious studiesvisual arts and performing arts ??
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