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Ritual and Religion in the Making of Humanity

ISBN-10: 0521296900

ISBN-13: 9780521296908

Edition: 1999

Authors: Roy A. Rappaport, Meyer Fortes, Jack Goody, Edmund Leach, Stanley Tambiah

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Roy Rappaport argues that religion is central to the continuing evolution of life, although it has been displaced from its original position of intellectual authority by the rise of modern science.
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Book details

List price: $45.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/25/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 564
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Introduction
The ritual form
Self-referential messages
Enactments of meaning
Word and act, form and substance
Time, eternity and liturgical order
Intervals, eternity and communitas
Simultaneity and hierarchy
The idea of the sacred
Sanctification
Truth and order
The numinous, the holy, and the divine
Religion in adaptation
The breaking of the holy and its salvation