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Public worship and other practices

Governing the Sacred: Political Toleration in Five Contested Sacred Sites

ISBN : 9780190932381

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¥15,246
Author: 
Yuval Jobani; Nahshon Perez
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2020
Holy sites are often at the center of intense contestation between different groups regarding a wide variety of issues, including ownership, access, usage rights, permissible religious conduct, and ma ... Read more

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Homa Variations: The Study of Ritual Change Across the Longue Duree

ISBN : 9780199351589

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¥7,854
Author: 
Richard K. Payne; Michael Witzel
Pages
448 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jan 2016
Series
Oxford Ritual Studies
The practice of making votive offerings into fire dates from the earliest periods of human history, and is found in many different religious cultures. Throughout the tantric world, this kind of ritual ... Read more

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Narratives of Sorrow and Dignity: Japanese Women, Pregnancy Loss, and Modern Rituals of Grieving

ISBN : 9780199942152

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¥6,303
Author: 
Bardwell L. Smith
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
166 x 237 mm
Pub date
Jul 2013
Series
Oxford Ritual Studies
Bardwell L. Smith offers a fresh perspective on mizuko kuyo, the Japanese ceremony performed to bring solace to those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion. Showing how old and new ... Read more

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Narratives of Sorrow and Dignity: Japanese Women, Pregnancy Loss, and Modern Rituals of Grieving

ISBN : 9780199942138

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¥22,330
Author: 
Bardwell L. Smith
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 240 mm
Pub date
Jul 2013
Series
Oxford Ritual Studies
Bardwell L. Smith offers a fresh perspective on mizuko kuyo, the Japanese ceremony performed to bring solace to those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion. Showing how old and new ... Read more

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Negotiating Rites

ISBN : 9780199812318

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¥6,611
Author: 
Ute Husken; Frank Neubert
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Nov 2011
Series
Oxford Ritual Studies
In common understanding, but also in scholarly discourse, ritual has been long viewed as an undisputed and indisputable part of (especially religious) tradition, performed over and over in the same wa ... Read more

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Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780198718222

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¥1,628
Author: 
Ian Reader
Pages
144 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
112 x 174 mm
Pub date
Apr 2015
Series
Very Short Introductions
Examines the key themes of pilgrimage, through history and in the present Includes examples from around the world, with sites from Japan, India, Europe, the US, the Middle East Considers the im ... Read more

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Ritual, Media, and Conflict

ISBN : 9780199735549

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¥5,687
Author: 
Ronald L. Grimes; Ute Husken; Udo Simon; Eric Venbrux
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
157 x 231 mm
Pub date
May 2011
Series
Oxford Ritual Studies
Although conflict is a normal aspect of human life, mass media technologies are changing the dynamics of conflict and shaping strategies for deploying rituals. Rituals can provoke or escalate conflict ... Read more

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Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199943524

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¥1,628
Author: 
Barry Stephenson
Pages
144 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
111 x 174 mm
Pub date
Jan 2015
Series
Very Short Introductions
A concise and informative introduction to ritual from both a theoretical and historical perspectives. Explores how ritual functions in modern culture and society Discusses how ritual is part of ... Read more

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Ritual: Perspectives and Dimensions

ISBN : 9780199735105

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¥5,071
Author: 
Catherine Bell
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 233 mm
Pub date
Jan 2010
From handshakes and toasts to chant and genuflection, ritual pervades our social interactions and religious practices. Still, few of us could identify all of our daily and festal ritual behaviors, muc ... Read more

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Sacred Landscape in Medieval Afghanistan: Revisiting the Fada'il-I Balkh

ISBN : 9780199687053

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¥18,711
Author: 
Arezou Azad
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
144 x 222 mm
Pub date
Dec 2013
Series
Oxford Oriental Monographs
This book is about a sacred place called Balkh, known to the ancient Greeks as Bactra. Located in the north of today's Afghanistan, along the silk road, Balkh was holy to many. The Prophet Zoroaster i ... Read more

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