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Thursday, 2 October 2014

Rethinking Ritual as Practice

Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice,
Catherine Bell, Oxford University Press, 2009, page 140

Ritualisation, the production of ritualised acts, can be described, in part, as that way of acting that sets itself off from other ways of acting by virtue of the way in which it does what it does. Even more circularly, it can be described as the strategic production of expedient schemes that structure an environment in such a way that the environment appears to be the source of the schemes and their values.

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