Religious mediations in a dense cityscape: Experiences of Catholic and Buddhist spaces in Hong Kong
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InHegner, V.; Margry, P.J. (ed.), Spiritualizing the city: Agency and resilience of the urbanesque habitat, pp. 102-114
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Hegner, V.; Margry, P.J. (ed.), Spiritualizing the city: Agency and resilience of the urbanesque habitat
SubjectAnthropology and Development Studies
Hong Kong is a dense urbanesque region, in which space is used in multiple and intensive ways. This density is reflected in the meanings individual religious practitioners ascribe to religious buildings as fixed mediators between themselves and the divine. By looking at how Catholic and Buddhist practitioners in Hong Kong relate to specific religious buildings, I will indicate that fixed buildings are not the most critical medium for religious practice. Instead, it is their representation of larger, global networks.
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