Porous self — In the ancient/medieval social imaginary, the self is open and vulnerable to the enchanted “outside” world—susceptible to grace, possession. Contrast with buffered self.

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A Secular Age by Charles Taylor

This is a glossary of terms created from James K.A. Smith's book, "How (Not) To Be Secular: Reading Charles Taylor"
Charles Taylor
James K.A. Smith
A Secular Age
How (Not) To Be Secular

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