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Ritual: Key Concepts in Religion | Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew Strathern | Bloomsbury
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Subject: Religous studies
Curriculum: National UK
Language: English
Classoos code: 13140
Digitization: Live text
Published: 16/01/2014
ISBN: 9781623568146
Hardcopy ISBN: 9781441185693

Ritual: Key Concepts in Religion

Key Concepts in Religion Series

Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew Strathern

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Ritual has emerged as a major focus of academic interest. As a concept, the idea of ritual integrates the study of behavior both within and beyond the domain of religion. Ritual can be both secular and religious in character. There is renewed interest in questions such as: Why do rituals exist at all? What has been, and continues to be, their place in society? How do they change over time? Such questions exist against a backdrop of assumptions about development, modernization, and disenchantment of the world. Written with the specific needs of students of religious studies in mind, Ritual: Key Concepts in Religion surveys the field of ritual studies, looking at it both historically within anthropology and in terms of its contemporary relevance to world events.