Title The transformation of religious orders in Central and Eastern Europe : sociological insights / edited by Stefania Palmisano, Isabelle Jonveaux and Marcin Jewdokimow
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021
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 Ethnology Library  BX2432.3 .T73 2021    AVAILABLE    30520020903457
Descript xiii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Series Routledge studies in the sociology of religion
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Marcin Jewdokimow, Isabelle Jonveaux and Stefania Palmisano -- Changes in religious life since the 1970s in quantitative terms : situation in the CEE countries in the context of global transformations / Marcin Jewdokimow -- Clericalisation and the search for identity in Roman Catholic religious institutes in Poland at the turn of the 21st century / Isabelle Jonveaux and Wojciech Sadlon -- Female religious congregations in Poland in the face of changes from communism to the transformation period (1945-2000) / Agata Mirek -- The economy of Polish monasteries : between the charismatic and routinisation stage / Isabelle Jonveaux -- The reinvention of tradition: the moral economy of monastic life in the Czech Republic / Barbora Spalová, Marek Liška and Tereza Picková -- New monastic communities in Poland / Stefania Palmisano -- The presence of religious orders in Hungarian society / Edit Márta Révay -- Orthodox monasteries as pilgrimage sites in contemporary Russia / Ksenia Medvedeva
"The first volume to explore various facets of contemporary change in consecrated religious life in selected central and eastern European countries, this book presents a series of studies of Catholic and Orthodox monasticism. With attention to changes in the economy, everyday life, organization, and social presence of monastic orders, contributors shed light on the impact of 20th and 21st century social and cultural processes - such as communism and its collapse, or the growth of new communication technologies - on life in the cloister. Bringing together research from various locations in central and eastern Europe, it will appeal to scholars and students of sociology, religious studies and theology, with interests in religious orders and transformations of religious life from a social perspective"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Monasticism and religious orders -- Europe, Central
Monasticism and religious orders -- Europe, Eastern
Monasticism and religious orders -- Sociological aspects
Orthodox Eastern monasticism and religious orders -- Europe, Central
Orthodox Eastern monasticism and religious orders -- Europe, Eastern
Religion and sociology -- Europe, Central
Religion and sociology -- Europe, Eastern
Alt Author Palmisano, Stefania, editor
Jonveaux, Isabelle, editor
Jewdokimow, Marcin, editor