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Rethinking pluralism : ritual, experience, and ambiguity

Author: Adam B Seligman; Robert P Weller
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors argue that resorting to rules and categories cannot adequately address the pervasive problems of ambiguity, difference, and boundaries - that is, the challenge of pluralism in our world.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam B Seligman; Robert P Weller
ISBN: 9780199915262 0199915261 9780199915286 0199915288
OCLC Number: 917172717
Description: 245 p
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Introduction ; Ch. 1: The Importance of Being Ambiguous ; Interlude: Ambiguity, Order and the Deity ; Ch. 2: Notation and its Limits ; Interlude: The Israelite Red Heifer and the Edge of Power in China ; Ch. 3: Ritual and the Rhythms of Ambiguity ; Interlude: Crossing the Boundaries of Empathy ; Ch. 4: Shared Experience ; Interlude: Experience and Multiplicity ; Conclusion ; References Cited
Responsibility: Adam B. Seligman [aut] ; Robert P. Weller [aut].

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