Society, Spatiality, and the Sacred

A Methodological Proposal


  • Umur Koşal University of Aberdeen



Sacred, Spatial, Social, Social Science, Spatial Approach


The Essay provides space for scholars to present peerreviewed research in a manner that uses data studies and critical reflection as occasions for advancing currents in the broader academic study of religion. In this issue, we have two contributions. Umur Ko?al revisits Jerusalem’s Western Wall and submits that a spatial approach can help scholars reconsider the complex relation of sites classified as sacred. And Matteo Di Placido takes yoga studies as an example of a Foucauldian discourse formation and considers the historical and political textures that appear when examined under the light of recent research in the discursive study of religion.



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How to Cite

Koşal, U. (2022). Society, Spatiality, and the Sacred: A Methodological Proposal. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 50(2), 53–60.



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