To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual

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To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual - Smith, Jonathan Z

In this broad-ranging inquiry into ritual and its relation to place, Jonathan Z. Smith prepares the way for a new approach to the comparative study of religion. Smith stresses the importance of place--in particular, constructed ritual environments--to a proper understanding of the ways in which "empty" actions become rituals. He structures his ... Read More

To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual 1992, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226763613

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To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual 1987, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226763590

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