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Iconic religion in urban space

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2016
<mark>Journal</mark>Material Religion
Issue number2
Volume12
Number of pages14
Pages (from-to)123-136
<mark>State</mark>Published
Early online date22/06/16
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

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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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor //////