For the scholars of this anthology all of whom engage in a spiritual practice a participatory turn in religious studies means welcoming in the many facets of exuberant religiosity including the gendered the erotic the sensual the local the nonverbal and yes the linguistic too. The first part of the book situates the participatory turn in the context of contemporary religious studies the second part shows how this approach can be applied to various global traditions ancient and contemporary from western esotericism to jewish mysticism christianity hinduism sufism and socially engaged buddhism. Ferrer is part of the core faculty at the california institute of integral studies and is currently co editing with jacob sherman an anthology of original writings on participatory spirituality the participatory turn spirituality mysticism religious studies. A genealogy of participation jacob h sherman participation complexity and the study of religion sean kelly spiritual knowing as participatory enaction an answer to the question of religious pluralism jorge n ferrer engaging with the mind of god the participatory path of jewish mysticism brian l. But before introducing the general contours of such a participatory understanding of religious inquiry and experience it may be important to sit uate the participatory turn in the context of the development of the field of religious studies in general and in relation to the linguistic paradigm in particular
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