TITLE

Folk Religions in Modern Israel: Sacred Space in the Holy Land

AUTHOR(S)
Hasan-Rokem, Galit
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Diogenes;1999, Vol. 47 Issue 187, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines folk religions in modern Israel. Overview of Israel's cultures, languages and religions; Literary and stochastic traditions of the Jewish, Moslem and Christian religions in Israel; Process which in the traditional texts of religion have become articulations and forms of behavior and expression; Basic premise of folk religion in Israel.
ACCESSION #
3697820

 

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