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Architecture of the Sacred Space, Ritual, and Experience by Bonna D. Wescoat

By Bonna D. Wescoat

During this publication, a amazing group of authors explores the way in which house, position, structure, and formality engage to build sacred event within the old cultures of the jap Mediterranean. Essays deal with basic concerns and lines that allow constructions to accomplish as spiritually transformative areas in old Greek, Roman, Jewish, early Christian, and Byzantine civilizations. jointly they display the a number of ways that works of structure and their settings have been lively brokers within the ritual strategy. structure didn't simply host occasions quite, it magnified and increased them, interacting with rituals facilitating the development of rite. This ebook examines relatively the ways that principles and occasions generated by way of the interplay of position, equipped surroundings, ritual motion, and reminiscence contributed to the cultural formula of the sacred adventure in numerous spiritual faiths.

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183. 37. See Buc, 2001, p. ” It is worth noting that there have since the 1980s been a series of substantive contributions to the ritualization of power – which may often draw on religious precedents but need not. , Cannadine and Price 1987; Theuws and Nelson 2000; Bertelli 2001; Howe 2007. 38. Moore and Myerhoff, 1977. 39. Lambrinoudakis and Balty, 2004–2006. 40. Renfrew 2007. 41. Cribiore, Davoli, and Ratzan 2008. 42. Kraeling 1956 and 1967. 43. , Chaniotis 2005. 44. This is the governing premise of Stavrianopoulou 2006a.

Renfrew, 1985, p. 3. 33. Hawkes 1954, pp. 161–2; Renfrew 1985, p. 1. 34. Renfrew 1985, p. 1. 35. Renfrew 1985, p. 14. 36. Nikolaidou, 2007, p. 183. 37. See Buc, 2001, p. ” It is worth noting that there have since the 1980s been a series of substantive contributions to the ritualization of power – which may often draw on religious precedents but need not. , Cannadine and Price 1987; Theuws and Nelson 2000; Bertelli 2001; Howe 2007. 38. Moore and Myerhoff, 1977. 39. Lambrinoudakis and Balty, 2004–2006.

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