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Ritual by Malidoma Patrice Some
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Dec 01, 1997 | 128 Pages
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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: by Michael Meade
My Beginnings in Ritual
The Dimensions of Ritual
Ritual: The Anti-Machine
Pain and Ritual
Ritual, Ceremony and Us
Our Role in Ritual
The Hidden Space of Ritual
Ritual as Show
Power on Display
Sabotaging Ritual Space
Ritual and Community
Models of Ritual and Constraints of the Modern World
Money and Spirit
Power and Corruption
The Structure of Ritual
A Ritual Sampler: The Funeral and the Language of Grief
Invocation and the Funeral Ritual
The Re-enactment
Speeches and the Pyre
Modernity and Death
The Farewell
How to Ritualize Life

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