Dance as a contemplative practice

The space of distinction and union



This article analyses ethnographic material gathered in Sweden amongst dancers in the Church of Sweden. With the help of the writings of Sarah Coakley and Simone Weil I explore if, and how, dancing could be considered a contemplative practice in the Christian traditions of the Latin West.

How to Cite

Hellsten, L. (2021). Dance as a contemplative practice: The space of distinction and union. Approaching Religion, 11(1), 117–34.