Paperback , pages. Lying at the core of our capacity to adapt, survive, and grow, ritual is essential to all efforts for justice and the establishment of good relationships. Lists What are lists? The magic of ritual: Drorah marked it as to-read Dec 24,
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The author seemed determined to let all the supernatural air out of rituals. Victoria rated it it was amazing Mar 05, This book liberatinf not yet featured on Listopia. Lying at the core of our capacity to adapt, survive, and grow, ritual is essential to all efforts for justice and the establishment of good relationships.
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Liberating Rites: Understanding the Transformative Power of Ritual by Tom F. Driver
Driver illuminates the making of ritual by removing it from its churchly wrappings and presenting it as something raw, basic, and central to all living beings.
Public Private login e. National Library of Australia. Trivia About Liberating Rites The University of Melbourne Library. Association of Franciscan Order of Friars Minor. Joel rated it liked it Dec 28, Open to the public Book English Show 0 more libraries Evan Duncan added it Aug 16, Physical Description x, p.
He examines the varied ways humans use ritual to give order to their lives, to deepen feelings irtes communal belonging, and to transform the status quo. Lists What are lists? No trivia or quizzes yet. Open to the public ; YY Dale Lyles rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Monica Dobbins rated it it was amazing Jul 19, Sam Smith rated it really liked it Jun 25, Michelle rated it did not like it Sep 20, Katie marked it as to-read Dec 21, Notes Includes bibliographical references p.
With moving and colorful descriptions of ritual ceremonies from Haiti, Papua New Guinea, Japan, Turkey, Korea, and other locales, Driver approaches ritual as performance, an action that has unique effectiveness and often expresses more than words can. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Kivalani rated it it was amazing Jul 07, James Latif marked it as to-read Feb 04, Recognizing the chronic boredom of contemporary society and the impotence of today’s religious services and even modern theater, Driver sees a void in our culture that is being filled, or at least hidden, by poor and sometimes dangerous substitutes.
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