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Religious practice among Finnish converts to Orthodox Christianity
In this study, I discuss the devotional lives of Finns who have joined the Orthodox Church of Finland as adults. The analysis is based on interviews conducted with 29 converts to Orthodoxy. My specific focus is the interplay of interiority and exteriority in my interlocutors' religious practice. To conceptualise this dynamic, I turn to Adam Seligman's theorisation of ritual and sincerity as two modes of organising social action. For Seligman, ritual action relies on the outer form, whereasdoi:10.30664/ar.112255 fatcat:2hgeearzazawbj4w5egtpniaom