Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Seen and Unseen by Kieran Flanagan

This lively and highly original study explores the link between visual culture and religion in terms of tales, memory and character. It draws out the sociological implications of handling the virtual and virtue in ways of seeing. Using Simmel's approach to religiosity in his third study of sociology in theology, Flanagan explores how spectacle is to be understood in ways that yield trust. The study will be invaluable for undergraduate and postgraduate courses on visual culture, sociology of religion and theology.

Buy Seen and Unseen by Kieran Flanagan from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780333998540
ISBN-10: 0333998545
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 263
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 21-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Seen and Unseen by Kieran Flanagan

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Seen and Unseen book by Kieran Flanagan and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Kieran Flanagan

Kieran Flanagan is Reader in Sociology at the University of Bristol. His publications include: Sociology and Liturgy: Re-presentations of the Holy; and The Enchantment of Sociology: A Study of Theology and Culture. He has co-edited with Peter C. Jupp: Postmodernity, Sociology and Religion; and Virtue Ethics and Sociology: Issues of Modernity and Religion. He was Chairman of the British Sociological Association Sociology of Religion Study Group between 1997 and 2000.

Books By Kieran Flanagan

Sociological Noir by Kieran Flanagan
Hardback, October 2016
Selfish, Scared and Stupid by Kieran Flanagan
Paperback, August 2014
Sociology of Spirituality by Kieran Flanagan
Paperback, November 2009
Sociology in Theology by Kieran Flanagan
Hardback, June 2007