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W.R. (William) Arfman MPhil


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Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Practical Theology and Religious Studies

 

Expertise

My primary expertise lies within the field of ritual studies, with a special interest in the role of material culture in the dynamics of changing rituals.

Thematically my interest lies with the influence of modernisation on religion and ritual in general and (collective) rites of commemoration in particular.

My current PhD research brings these various aspects together in a comparison of Catholic, Protestant and non-ecclesial rites of collective commemorations in the Netherlands since the 1990's.

Publications

Arfman, W. (2008) Visiting the Calvario at Mitla, Oaxaca: A Critical Look at the Continuity of a Religious Practice. Sidestone Press, Leiden.

Arfman, W. (2011) Analysing Allerzielen Alom: Material Culture in an Emerging Rite. Sidestone Press, Leiden.

Venbrux, E., T. Quartier & W. Arfman (2010) Het Nieuwe Allerzielen: Buitenkerkelijke Dodenherdenking en Religiositeit. In G. Bosma & C. van der Leest (eds.), De Dood Leeft! Denken over na de dood en ons leven vr de dood. Kok, Kampen.

Quartier, T., E. Venbrux, W. Arfman & J. Wojtkowiak (2010) Kunst en Ritueel: over symboliek in Allerzielen Alom. In I. van der Lee (ed.), De Muze van het Herdenken. Zoetermeer, Meinema.


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Publications

Most recent publications

  • Arfman, W.R. (2013). Nieuwe tradities door de eeuwen heen. Terebinth, 15(3), 8-10. Further information
  • Hoondert, M.J.M., & Arfman, W.R. (2013). Musicalizing All Souls' Day Rituals. Jaarboek voor Liturgie-onderzoek, 29(1), 113-131. Further information

Klik hier voor de uitgebreide publicatielijst (alleen publicaties uit de Tilburg University Repository)

 

Publications

Most recent publications

  • Arfman, W.R. (2013). Nieuwe tradities door de eeuwen heen. Terebinth, 15(3), 8-10. Further information
  • Hoondert, M.J.M., & Arfman, W.R. (2013). Musicalizing All Souls' Day Rituals. Jaarboek voor Liturgie-onderzoek, 29(1), 113-131. Further information

Klik hier voor de uitgebreide publicatielijst (alleen publicaties uit de Tilburg University Repository)

 
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5000 LE Tilburg

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Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Practical Theology and Religious Studies

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