Examines particular rituals (social and religious) as a special kind of cultural performance or interaction in a wide variety of traditions and locations.Introductory. Essay. JOHN HILARY MARTIN Comparing religious rituals, like comparing anything touching the subject of religion, ... Chanting of tantric mantras juxtaposed with other forms of rhythmic singing in India would be an example of such infra- cultural comparison. ... The authors of the comparative essays presented in this section are well aware of these issues, all of which were raised at one timeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Religious and Social Ritual|
|Author||:||Michael Bjerknes Aune, Valerie M. DeMarinis|
|Publisher||:||SUNY Press - 1996-02-01|