Commun(icat)ing Bodies. Body as a Medium in Religious Symbol Systems As a basic medium of human interaction, the body is fundamental to socio-cultural communication systems, in particular the communication system «religion». Over time, religious traditions – in all their various cultural and historical forms and incarnations – have developed elaborated symbolic systems with the body Read more about New book: Commun(icat)ing Bodies[…]
Co-edited with Stefanie Knauss and Anna-Katharina Hoepflinger, forthcoming 2013. This book will feature world-leading scholars in body&religion research exploring what it means to understand (the) body as medium and religion as communication system as well as their interrelation and interdependence.