Vocabulary for the Study of Religion

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Abstract: Effervescence is a socio-psychological phenomenon that may accompany certain political and religious events. It is associated with popular ferment and excitement in which individuals find th…

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William S.F. Pickering, “Effervescence”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 23 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000288>
First published online: 2016

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