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Not etched in stone : essays on ritual memory, soul, and society

Author: Marie A Conn; Therese Benedict McGuire
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2007.
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The essays presented by Professors Marie A. Conn and Therese McGuire examine stone and water as vehicles of ritual memory through the lenses of various disciplines. In seven concise yet revealing chapters, the authors examine instances throughout history and unbound by geography of stone and water as real or abstract objects that shape our lives, possibly without our notice.
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Not etched in stone.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2007
(OCoLC)891560384
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marie A Conn; Therese Benedict McGuire
ISBN: 9780761837022 0761837027
OCLC Number: 153578988
Description: ix, 130 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: From the rock came living water: stone and water as vehicles of ritual memory / Marie Conn --
Light on sacred stone / Thérèse McGuire --
Stones of Norwich, ashes of Auschwitz: Julian of Norwich and Etty Hillesum finding wisdom by praying life experience / Margie Thompson --
The water that shattered the stone / Barbara Lonnquist --
Warming the stone heart of a child in foster care / Nancy DeCesare --
Remembering the children: changing trends in child and infant death rates and in memorialization / Sara Kitchen --
As unyielding as stone: group behavior and the question of war / Nancy Porter.
Responsibility: edited by Marie A. Conn, Thérèse McGuire.
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