Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice

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In recent years the notion of ritual has emerged as an important focus for new forms of cultural analysis. Arguing that the concept of ritual is overdue for critical rethinking, Bell here offers a close theoretical analysis of the recent developments in ritual studies, concentrating on anthropology, sociology, and history of religions. She begins by showing how discourse on ritual has served to generate and legitimate a limited and ultimately closed form of cultural analysis. She then proposes that so-called ritual ...

Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199733620

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Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice 1992, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195076134

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