Lifelong Religion as Habitus
Religious Practice among Displaced Karelian Orthodox Women in Finland
In this book, Helena Kupari examines the lived religion of elderly Finnish Orthodox Christian women, displaced from Karelia in the aftermath of the Second World War, through an innovative reading and application of Pierre Bourdieu’s practice theory. Readership: Scholars and students interested in women’s religion, minority religion, religion and migration, Orthodox Christianity in Finland, and Pierre Bourdieu’s social theory as applied to lived religion.
KeywordsChristian life & practice
Publication date and place2016
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Christian life & practice