iseesigils:

Random find of the day;-)
‘The present volume is entirely dedicated to the investigation of the implications and effects of breaking ritual rules, of failed performances and of the extinction of ritual systems. While rituals are often seen as infallible mechanisms which ‘work’ irrespective of the individual motivations of the performers, it is clearly visible here that rituals can fail, and that improper performances do in fact matter. These essays break new ground in their respective fields and the comparative analysis of rituals that go wrong introduces new perspectives to ritual studies. As the first book-length study on ritual mistakes and failure’
chapters/essays include..
Types of Ritual Failure and Mistakes in Ritual in CuneiformSources
Failure and Mistakes in Rituals of the European Santo DaimeChurch: Experiences and Subjective Theories of theParticipants
Failure Impossible? Handling of Rules, Mistakes and Failure inPublic Rituals of Modern Western SocietiesDealing with Deviations in the Performance of MasonicRituals

iseesigils:

Random find of the day;-)

‘The present volume is entirely dedicated to the investigation of the implications and effects of breaking ritual rules, of failed performances and of the extinction of ritual systems. While rituals are often seen as infallible mechanisms which ‘work’ irrespective of the individual motivations of the performers, it is clearly visible here that rituals can fail, and that improper performances do in fact matter. These essays break new ground in their respective fields and the comparative analysis of rituals that go wrong introduces new perspectives to ritual studies. As the first book-length study on ritual mistakes and failure’

chapters/essays include..

Types of Ritual Failure and Mistakes in Ritual in Cuneiform
Sources


Failure and Mistakes in Rituals of the European Santo Daime
Church: Experiences and Subjective Theories of the
Participants


Failure Impossible? Handling of Rules, Mistakes and Failure in
Public Rituals of Modern Western Societies

Dealing with Deviations in the Performance of Masonic
Rituals

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