Rites of Passage   -     Edited By: Jean Holm, John Bowker
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Rites of Passage

Bloomsbury Academic / 1994 / Paperback

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The various traditions of rites of passage are examined in this volume, which covers birth, initiation, marriage and death. It considers the signifcance of such traditions for the individual, family and community, as will as looking at their role in establishing individual and/or cultural identity. The relationship between the rituals enacted and their words is explored along with the relationship be the rituals enacted and their words is explored along with the religion's beliefs about human nature, destiny and the nature of ultimate reality.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 188
Vendor: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 3/4 (inches)
ISBN: 1855671034
ISBN-13: 9781855671034
Series: Themes in Religious Studies

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