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Modes of Religiosity

A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission (Cognitive Science of Religion)

by Harvey Whitehouse

  • 117 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by AltaMira Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Religion,
  • Psychology of Religion,
  • Religion / Psychology of Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8007357M
    ISBN 100759106150
    ISBN 109780759106154

    Jul 19,  · Harvey Whitehouse's Modes of Religiosity is very serious, part of a new movement that challenges everything that is usually written about religiosity. -- Mary Douglas, University College, London Recommended. -- E.O. Springsted, General Theological Seminary * CHOICE * An important book on ritual theory. * International Review Of Biblical Studies *Author: Harvey Whitehouse. Harvey Whitehouse,. Modes of Religiosity: A Cognitive Theory of Religious thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.comive Science of Religion Series. New York: AltaMira, xiii+ pp. $ (paper).

    Harvey Whitehouse is the author of Modes of Religiosity ( avg rating, 23 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Theorizing Religions Past ( avg rat /5. Arguments and Icons: Divergent Modes of Religiosity Harvey Whitehouse. Through a close examination of four Melanesian religious traditions, Whitehouse identifies a set of recurrent interconnections between styles of religious transmission, systems of memory, and patterns of political association. You can write a book review and share your.

    Conjectures, Refutations, and Verification: towards a testable theory of 'modes of religiosity' Review Forum, Harvey Whitehouse (The Queen's University of Belfast) My friends who were admirers of Marx, Freud, and Adler, were impressed by a number of points common to all their theories, and especially by their apparent explanatory power. The second main chapter "The Theory of Modes of Religiosity" pro vides the core idea and most inventive part of the book. Here the author operates with two divergent memory systems. The sociopolitical mor phology of religious practice, thus, depends on two forms of memory functions which are responsible for the transmission of religious ideas.


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Jan 01,  · Modes of Religiosity book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Religions--whatever else they may be--are configurations of cul /5.

The theory of divergent modes of religiosity (DMR) is intended to explain how religions are created, transmitted, and changed. DMR theory was first developed by anthropologist Harvey Whitehouse following his ethnographic fieldwork in Papua New Guinea.

The theory proposes that religions tend to coalesce around two divergent modes, termed imagistic and doctrinal, which are distinguished. Religions--whatever else they may be--are configurations of cultural information reproduced across space and time.

Beginning with this seemingly obvious fact of religious transmission, Harvey Whitehouse goes on to construct a testable theory of how religions are created, passed on, and changed.

At the center of his theory are two divergent 'modes of religiosity: ' the imagistic and the doctrinal. Harvey Whitehouse's Modes of Religiosity is very serious, part of a new movement that challenges everything that is Modes of Religiosity book written about religiosity.

(Mary Douglas, University College, London) Recommended. (E.O. Springsted, General Theological Seminary CHOICE) An important book on ritual thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.comational Review Of Biblical StudiesCited by: Modes of Religiosity: A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission (Cognitive Science of Religion) - Kindle edition by Harvey Whitehouse.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Modes of Religiosity: A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission (Cognitive Science of Religion).Reviews: 2.

May 28,  · Harvey Whitehouse's Modes of Religiosity is very serious, part of a new movement that challenges everything that is usually written about religiosity.

-- Mary Douglas, University College, London Recommended. -- E.O. Springsted, General Theological Seminary * /5(25). The Hardcover of the Modes of Religiosity: A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission by Harvey Whitehouse at Barnes & Noble.

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Book Graph ™ Browsery B&N Author: Harvey Whitehouse. Dec 18,  · Beginning with this seemingly obvious fact of religious transmission, Harvey Whitehouse goes on to construct a testable theory of how religions are created, passed on, and changed.

At the center of his theory are two divergent 'modes of religiosity’: the imagistic and the doctrinal. May 19,  · Read "Modes of Religiosity A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission" by Harvey Whitehouse available from Rakuten Kobo. Religions_whatever else they may be_are configurations of cultural information reproduced across space and time.

Beginni. In his ambitious new book, Harvey Whitehouse develops his influential 'modes of religiosity' theory, robustly defends it against his critics and bravely provides predictions to be tested against the world's religions, past and thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com: Harvey Whitehouse.

This article distinguishes two modes of religiosity, "doctrinal" and "imagistic." The "modes theory" advances a set of testable hypotheses concerning the causal interconnections between a set of Author: Harvey Whitehouse.

This theoretical chapter builds upon the argument of Ulrich Berner that it is often more fruitful to heuristically structure religious fields not just along the lines of religion, but by distinguishing different “modes of religiosity”. It is argued that despite the important criticism against the concept of “belief,” as for example outlined by Wilfred Cantwell Smith, the notion.

Harvey Whitehouse's Modes of Religiosity is very serious, part of a new movement that challenges everything that is usually written about religiosity.

-- Mary. Journal of Ritual Studies 16 (2) Review Forum 4 This Book Review Forum appeared in the Journal of Ritual Studies (): pages Book Review Forum [page 4] We are pleased to present the following Review Forum of Harvey Whitehouse’s book, Arguments and.

Recent cognitive approaches to the study of religion have yielded much understanding by focusing on common psychological processes that all humans share. One leading theory, Harvey WhitehouseOs modes of religiosity theory, demonstrates how two distinct modes of organizing and transmitting religious traditions emerge from different ways of activating universal memory systems.4/5(2).

Our aim is to use a broad understanding of modes of religiosity to throw light on the evidence from Çatalhöyük and to open up discussion of some of the causal links between ritual performance.

Jul 19,  · In his ambitious new book, Harvey Whitehouse develops his influential 'modes of religiosity' theory, robustly defends it against his critics and bravely provides predictions to be tested against the world's religions, past and thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com: Harvey Whitehouse.

Nov 15,  · Modes of Faith addresses both this decline of religious belief and the new modes of secular faith that took religion’s place in the minds of many writers and poets. Theodore Ziolkowski here examines the motives for this embrace of the secular, locating new modes of faith in art, escapist travel, socialism, politicized myth, and utopian thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com: Theodore Ziolkowski.

Contemporary social scientific studies of religion have been profoundly influenced by the Modes of Religiosity (MoR) model developed by Harvey Whitehouse and colleagues. MoR has become one of the dominant theoretical paradigms driving. This chapter investigates one of the most powerful mechanisms by which groups may be formed, inspired, and coordinated—ritual—which may be defined as normative behavior with an irretrievably opaque causal structure.

The divergent modes of religiosity (DMR) theory is applied to armed groups engaged in civil conflicts, some of which explicitly incorporate “religious” traditions while Cited by: 4. Religiosity is difficult to define, but different scholars have seen this concept as broadly about religious orientations and involvement.

It includes experiential, ritualistic, ideological, intellectual, consequential, creedal, communal, doctrinal, moral, and cultural dimensions. Sociologists of religion have observed that the people's beliefs, sense of belonging, and behavior often are not.Jun 22,  · Or, as he puts it: "This book sets out a testable theory of how religions are created, reproduced, and transformed" (1).

The Modes of Religiosity. After obtaining his Ph.D. from Cambridge, Whitehouse published Inside the Cult (), a vivid ethnography of a millenarian cult in Papua New Guinea. This cult consisted of a large and uniform.The greatest amount of independence between the religiosity dimensions is found between the two modes of religiosity.

That is, the correlation between traditional orthodoxy and particularistic orthodoxy is, the correlation between spiritual commitment and church commitment is, and the correlation between Christian behavior and sacrament.