Religion in Museums

When museums and religion collide

‘Encountering the sacred in museums’ study day reflections

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Two attendees to the British Museum’s study day on ‘Encountering the sacred in museums’ (March 2013) blogged about the event. 

Read Rhianedd Smith’s review on the Museum Studies Reading Blog
and
Nicole Deufel’s reflections on her personal blog

Did you attend? If so, what were your thoughts?

 

 

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One thought on “‘Encountering the sacred in museums’ study day reflections

  1. I’m glad to read that Nicole Deufel was shocked by the frivolous response we, the audience, had to the Creationism museum. I was shocked, and at my own response too. Yet only just before we had been listening to Karen Armstrong explaining why we need to understand and to empathise with all faiths and worldviews, no matter how strange or how unsympathetic. So why did I catch myself grinning? Crispin

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