publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Place Attachment in the Bible : The role of attachment to sacred places in religious life

Victor Counted; Watts, F.;
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  • Published: 24 Oct 2017
Abstract
This paper examines the role of place attachment in religious life by analyzing various significant place events in the Bible, using analysis of biblical discourse. The paper looks at various biblical places, and explores the implications of approaching these sacred settings in terms of place attachment theory. In the Old Testament we focus on Mount Sinai, Canaan, and Jerusalem, and in the New Testament on Galilee, Jerusalem, and on view that Christianity, to some extent, transcends place attachment. The nature of the attachments to these places is diverse and varied. The claim is that place attachment theory can make a valuable theoretical contribution to an an...
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free text keywords: Environmental psychology and biblical theology, Place Attachment theology, Religion and Place in biblical history, Religious studies, General Psychology, Graffiti, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Aesthetics, Attachment theory, Social psychology, Psychology, Place attachment, Religious life, place spirituality, psychology and theology, biblical place attachment, IDENTITY, SENSE, MEANINGS, ATTITUDE, CONTEXT, To be checked by Faculty
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Place Attachment in the Bible : The role of attachment to sacred places in religious life

Victor Counted; Watts, F.;