You are hereHome › Department & College Collections › Performance and Spirituality: 2010-2015 (Archive) › Researching Spiritual Performance Style American Medical Association (JAMA)APAChicago 16 - author-dateChicago 17IEEEModern Language Association (MLA)National Library of Medicine Choose the citation style. Search for this publication on Google Scholar Hammer, A. (2012). Researching Spiritual Performance. Performance And Spirituality, 3(1). Researching Spiritual Performance Details Type journal article Title Researching Spiritual Performance Contributor(s) Hammer, Anita (author)(editor)(translator) Located In Performance and Spirituality Volume 3 Issue 1 Date 2012 Use/Reproduction In Copyright Abstract Anita Hammer explores the well-documented connection between dramaturgies of children’s play and aesthetic expression in order to clarify her understanding of "spiritual performance." Hammer's research shows that, in religious performance, fun is intertwined with faith, and this article explores some of the consequences of these intersections for performance research. Hammer is Professor of Drama and Theatre at Queen Maud University College for Early Childhood Education (Trondheim, Norway).