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Religious identity and the invention of tradition

papers read at a NOSTER Conference in Soesterberg, January 4-6, 1999

by Nederlandse Onderzoekschool voor Theologie en Religiewetenschap. Conference

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Published by Royal Van Gorcum in Assen, The Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hobsbawm, E. J. 1917- -- Congresses.,
  • Rites and ceremonies -- Origin -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Manners and customs -- Origin -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Religion -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-350) and indexes.

    Statementedited by Jan Willem van Henten & Anton Houtepen.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesStudies in theology and religion,, v. 3
    ContributionsHenten, J. W. van., Houtepen, A. W. J. 1940-, Nederlandse Onderzoekschool voor Theologie en Religiewetenschap.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL600 .N434 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 367 p. ;
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3538510M
    ISBN 109023237145
    LC Control Number2001449341
    OCLC/WorldCa47632458

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Religious Identity and the Invention of Tradition: Papers Read at a Noster Conference, Soesterberg, January(Studies in Theology and Religion) : Hardcover. STAR - Studies in Theology and Religion, 3This book contains the contributions to the first international conference organised by the Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion (NOSTER), held in the Netherlands in January The conference theme was inspired by Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger's influentual volume, The Invention of Tradition.

Religious Identity and the Invention of Tradition Papers read at a NOSTER conference, Soesterberg, JanuarySeries: Studies in Theology and Religion, Volume: 3. The Invention of Religion is a powerful account of how ideas of faith, revelation, and covenant, first introduced in Exodus, shaped Judaism and were later adopted by Christianity and Islam to form the bedrock of the world's Abrahamic religions.5/5(2).

Political Islam and the Invention of Tradition encourages fresh, dynamic thinking on the role religious activism has played in the politics of democratization in the Middle East, and makes the case that it will play an important and very much needed role in the future.5/5(1). Religious Identity and the Invention of Tradition Papers read at a NOSTER conference, Soesterberg, JanuarySeries: Studies in Theology and Religion, Volume: 3.

This book explores examples of this process of invention - the creation of Welsh and Scottish 'national culture'; the elaboration of British royal rituals in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the origins of imperial rituals in British India and Africa; and the attempts by radical movements to develop counter-traditions of their own.4/5(30).

This book utilizes many of the ideas put forth in Drake’s first book The Invention of Religion throughout its investigation. It also looks into whether the Bible really had a divine source or was invented by humans and contains two appendices charting the age of the world according to the bible and the stories contained in each of the synoptic gospels.4/5(23).

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single Christian denomination, traditions. hav e v aried so that, religious identities is reflected in the fact : Pnina Werbner. There's a great quote in the section on the British monarchy. The Invention of Tradition, edited by Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger, is a selection of essays by different historians.

Many of the traditions which we think of as ancient in their origins were, in fact, invented 4/5. The Invention of Tradition is a classic work of historiography, edited by the great British Marxist historian, Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger, a prominent African historian.

The book, which is in fact a compilation of seven works, focuses around a single theme of the invention of many so-called historical, cultural, and social traditions. Description: "The present book contains the contributions to the first conference of the Netherlands School for Advanced Studies and Religion (NOSTER) The conference theme was inspired by Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger's influential volume, The Invention of Tradition."--Introd., p.

[3]. The dictionary definition of tradition refers to beliefs and practices that have been transmitted from generation to generation, however, 'tradition' can rest simply on the claim that certain cultural elements are rooted in the past.

Claim and documented historical reality need not overlap. In the domain of religion, historically verifiable traditions coexist with recent Reviews: 2. Reza Jamali, in Online Arab Spring, Belief system. The third dimension – the belief system – focuses on beliefs and religious orientations and attitudes, so that to some extent it deals with religious countries in the Middle East and North Africa are characterised by strong Islamic ties and Arabic is known as the companion of Islam the whole world over.

The invention of tradition is a concept made prominent in the eponymous book edited by Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger. In the Introduction, Hobsbawm argues that many "traditions" which "appear or claim to be old are often quite recent in origin and sometimes invented." They distinguish the "invention" of traditions in this sense from "starting" or "initiating" a tradition.

THE INVENTION OF SACRED TRADITION The dictionary definition of tradition refers to beliefs and practices that have been transmitted from generation to generation; however, ‘‘tradition’’canrestsimplyontheclaimthatcertainculturalelements are rooted in the past.

Claim and documented historical reality need not overlap. It was the narrative voice of Jane—who so openly expressed her desire for identity, definition, meaning, and agency—that rang powerfully true to its 19th-century : Karen Swallow Prior. Religious texts are texts related to a religious tradition.

They differ from literary texts by being a compilation or discussion of beliefs, mythologies, ritual practices, commandments or laws, ethical conduct, spiritual aspirations and by creating or fostering a religious community.

Monstrosities: Religion, Identity and Belief Douglas J. Davies 1 and Michael J. Thate 2,* 1 Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University, Stockton Rd, Durham, County Durham DH1, UK; @ 2 Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University, Princeton, NJUSA. tance in religious identity, was that the perceived centrality of religious identity is equivalent at the individual, relational and group level of identity.

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