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What’s happening in the city when it comes to religion?
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Many cities were shaped by religious movements. In Amsterdam, in the Middle Ages, almost a third of the buildings consisted of monasteries and other religious buildings. For some time, it was believed religion would disappear. A
The second edition of De Staat Van God brings you inspiring mini-classes by the top of the rank researchers and professionals in the field. How did the religious history of Amsterdam shape this city? Which urban spaces shape the identities of young Muslims in Newcastle? Why do cities around the world seem to be the perfect breeding ground for evangelical mega-churches? How do secular city dwellers find meaning and spirituality in an urban context? Join us and find out!
With amongst others:
Kim Knibbe (Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology of Religion, University of Groningen): How did we go from secularizing to Christianising the city of Amsterdam?
Miranda Klaver (Assistant Professor Anthropology of Religion, VU University): Why are cities the perfect breeding ground for evangelical mega-churches?
Laura Kapinga (Ph.D. Researcher Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen): Which urban spaces shape the identities of young Muslims?
Tim Vreugdenhil (Founder Citykerk Amsterdam): How do young urban professionals look for meaning in the city?
Lieke Wijnia (Postdoctoral Researcher Center for Heritage and Religion, University of Groningen): Where do you look to find the sacred in the city?
Bread & Songs by ZID Theater: What're the sounds of different religious traditions making theater?
Pooyan Tamini Arab - What does the story of one building tell us about the future of religion in the city?
Ibrahim Abarshi - Experiences of a Pentecostal missionary in Amsterdam.
John D Boy - What do social media tell us about how urban religion is lived?
Yvonne Zonderop - Let's face it: religion is here to stay.
Jo Spaans - How did the religious history of Amsterdam shape the city?
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