Selling Nature, Selling Health: The Commodification of Ritual Healing in Late Modern Sweden

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Abstract

The chapter outlines how nature and health are employed in the commodification of ritual healing in late modern Sweden. New ritualized practices have developed which are aimed at the modern man. How do these new rituals connect to health and nature and how are tradition, body, mind, place and locality represented within these practices?

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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • History of Religions

Keywords

  • Individual-centered acts, rites as commodities, health, market system
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReligion, Ecology & Gender: East-West Perspectives
EditorsSigurd Bergmann, Yong-Bock Kim
PublisherLIT Verlag
Pages109-130
ISBN (Print)978-3-8258-1901-9
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

Bibliographic note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)