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The Circle of Life: Rituals from the Human Family Album

The Circle of Life: Rituals from the Human Family Album

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Art Davidson Art Davidson


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Description: This book charts rites of passage in 73 countries—birth and childhood, initiation and adolescence, marriage and adulthood, death and remembrance. Over 200 color and black and white photographs evoke the powerful feelings which emerge from ritual. Leading writers in the fields of anthropology, religion and philosophy help attune our senses to the sacred dimensions of life. Full-page photographs document rites of passage common in cultures as disparate as those of New Guinea and New Jersey in this disappointingly two-dimensional overview. From Greek Orthodox infant baptisms by water and aboriginal Australian baptisms by smoke ... (more)
Manufacturer: HarperOne
Release date: 1 October 1991
ISBN-10 : 0062501526 | ISBN-13: 9780062501523
Tags: Spirituality (1), Want (1), Relationships (1), Marriage (1), Community (1), Youth (1), SnP (1), Death And Dying (1), Cross-Cultural (1), You (1), Ritual/Practice (1), Partnerships (1)
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