Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Commemorative Identities: Jewish Social Memory and the Johannine Feast of Booths,
Mary B. Spaulding, T&T Clark, 2009, page 2
During times of significant societal crisis and change, human beings do not readily and willingy accept the total transformation or elimination of all previous mnemonic associations. Instead they cling to familiar patterns of behaviour in order to ward off threats to their corporate identity caused by the crisis.