Selling Nature, Selling Health: The Commodification of Ritual Healing in Late Modern Sweden
2009 (English)In: Religion, Ecology & Gender: East-West Perspectives, Sigurd Bergmann/Yong-Bock Kim (eds.), Münster-Hamburg-Berlin-Wien-London-Zürich: LIT Verlag , 2009, 109-130 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
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?
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Münster-Hamburg-Berlin-Wien-London-Zürich: LIT Verlag , 2009. 109-130 p.
Individual-centered acts, rites as commodities, health, market system
History of Religions
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-20102ISBN: 978-3-8258-1901-9OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-20102DiVA: diva2:233619