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Record number 524607
Title Notions of the Sublime : A Case Study into Layers of Depth in Experiences of Nature
Author(s) Jansen, P.; Jochemsen, H.; Keulartz, F.W.J.; Stoep, Jan van der
Source Studies in Spirituality 26 (2016). - ISSN 0926-6453 - p. 345 - 371.
DOI https://doi.org/10.2143/SIS.26.0.3180815
Department(s) Philosophy
WASS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Abstract the attention that is being devoted to projects in which agricultural land is transformed into nature. One of these projects is central to this article: the island Tiengemeten. We aim to study the experiences of visitors to this project in order to gain insight into the extent to which there are layers of depth visible in these experiences. For a lot of respondents going into in nature in general and making a visit to an island such as Tiengemeten in particular are ways of escaping from their day-to-day existence. It is noticeable that the words and images that the visitors use to describe their experiences fit in mainly with the wilderness view of nature. The wilderness view of nature is connected with experiences of the sublime; so in this article we also ask the question as to what the shift to the wilderness view of nature means for the religious landscape of the Netherlands.
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