Blog Piece: Michel de Certeau’s The Practice of Everyday Life

By Mosarrap H.Khan This is a partial review of Michel de Certeau’s book, The Practice of Everyday Life (1984) which is divided into five parts – the first two parts set out the general theoretical premise of the book and the next three parts look into certain everyday practices. In the introduction to the book,…

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On Michel de Certeau

I thought this will be an interesting background stuff for our reading of Michel de Certeau on 16 March, 2012. Natalie Zemon Davis provides a comprehensive review of Michel de Certeau’s personal belief and writing. Particularly interesting is the way this piece speaks of de Certeau’s attempt to open up Christianity to the world: “Openness…