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The nature and function of rituals : fire from heaven

Author: Ruth-Inge Heinze
Publisher: Westport, CT : Bergin & Garvey, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work challenges the notion that traditional rituals have been obviated by modern societies. The 17 studies illuminate the power of ritual to facilitate life transitions and include discussions  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nature and function of rituals.
Westport, CT : Bergin & Garvey, 2000
(OCoLC)607415288
Online version:
Nature and function of rituals.
Westport, CT : Bergin & Garvey, 2000
(OCoLC)632079192
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth-Inge Heinze
ISBN: 0897896637 9780897896634
OCLC Number: 41404786
Description: xvii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The nature and function of rituals: comparing a Singapore Chinese with a Thai ritual / Ruth-Inge Heinze --
Ritualism and contactism: popularity of a Hindu ritual / Anoop Chandola --
The ritualization of conflict within post-primitive societies / Vladimir I. Ionesov --
Ritual practice in a Sinhalese village: coping with uncertainty / Victoria J. Baker --
Sinhalese puberty rites for girls / Deema de Silva --
The Philippine good Friday / Enya P. Flores-Meiser --
The Tupilaq: ritual carvings of the Dorset Inuit in the eastern Arctic and Greenland / David Kahn --
The function of rituals among the Buddhists in Mustang district, Nepal / Tomo Vinšćak --
Balancing modernity and tradition: Ngada rituals as a space of action / Susanne Schröter --
Fire from heaven: the combustible context of the Easter ritual at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher / Patrick D. Gaffney --
The ritual core of shamanism: observations on an international gathering of shamans / William S. Lyon --
Altered states of consciousness and shamanic healing rituals / Stanley Krippner --
Rituals as prevention: the case of post-partum depression Laurence Kruckman --
The rainbow horse dance / Paula Engelhorn --
The new song ceremonial sun dance / Sarah Dubin-Vaughn --
Earth song / Cedar Barstow --
Trance, posture, and ritual: access to the alternate reality / Felicitas D. Goodman.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth-Inge Heinze.

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