Crafting Secular Ritual

Written By Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
Crafting Secular Ritual
  • Publsiher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 November 2016
  • ISBN : 1784503509
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Crafting Secular Ritual written by Jeltje Gordon-Lennox which was release on 21 November 2016, this book published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Answering the call for new rituals in our secular age, this book recognises the essential importance of rituals to the psychological, physical and spiritual health of individuals, families, organisations, and society as a whole. The book examines and explains the history, function and place of emerging rituals in different cultures, as well as providing practical guidance for creating your own secular rituals. The author includes examples, risk factors and checklists for the stages of planning new rituals for life events such as birth, marriage, and death, as well as for public occasions such as graduation and protest marches.

Crafting Secular Ritual

Crafting Secular Ritual
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-11-21
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Answering the call for new rituals in our secular age, this book recognises the essential importance of rituals to the psychological, physical and spiritual health of individuals, families, organisations, and society as a whole. The book examines and explains the history, function and place of emerging rituals in different cultures, ...

Crafting Meaningful Wedding Rituals

Crafting Meaningful Wedding Rituals
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-07-18
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : The trend towards a more secular culture in Western society means that there can be greater flexibility in a wedding ceremony, but couples are often faced with the challenge of preparing a meaningful celebration outside the traditional religious framework. This hands-on, practical guide demonstrates how to approach and prepare a ...

Crafting Meaningful Funeral Rituals

Crafting Meaningful Funeral Rituals
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-11-21
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Funerals are among the most important life events in Western society, and fashioning a personalized ceremony for yourself or for a loved one is often the most meaningful way to celebrate the life of the deceased. For those wanting non-religious or secular funeral ceremonies, this step-by-step guide begins by identifying ...

Coping Rituals in Fearful Times

Coping Rituals in Fearful Times
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-12-11
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : This collection of articles reveals ritual to be a unique and powerful asset in healing trauma and broken relationships. Each contribution offers insights on how, in the face of uncertainty, threat and dislocation, human beings feel compelled to 'do something’, usually with or for others, to alleviate their anxiety, fears ...

Emerging Ritual in Secular Societies

Emerging Ritual in Secular Societies
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-02-21
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : The growing absence of meaningful ritual in contemporary Western societies has led to cohesive research on the history of ritualizing behaviour in different cultures. The relatively new field of ritology, which includes neuroscience, anthropology, cultural psychology, psychotherapy and even art and performance, raises questions about the significance and practice of ...

The Restorative Justice Ritual

The Restorative Justice Ritual
  • Author : Lindsey Pointer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-24
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Restorative justice is an innovative approach to responding to crime and conflict that shifts the focus away from laws and punishment to instead consider the harm caused and what is needed to repair that harm and make things right. Interest in restorative justice is rapidly expanding, with new applications continuously ...

New Ritual Society

New Ritual Society
  • Author : Gianpiero Vincenzo
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-07-27
  • Total pages : 205
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Consumerism has established itself as a dominant lifestyle, but the reasons behind this are often unclear. This study revisits a large amount of diverse research, and argues that consumerism is a powerful ritual “machine” that can make up for the modern lack of values with new symbols and rituals. Consumerism ...

Life Is in the Transitions

Life Is in the Transitions
  • Author : Bruce Feiler
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-07-14
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : A New York Times bestseller! A pioneering and timely study of how to navigate life's biggest transitions with meaning, purpose, and skill Bruce Feiler, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Secrets of Happy Families and Council of Dads, has long explored the stories that give our lives meaning. ...

Rethinking Craft Specialization in Complex Societies

Rethinking Craft Specialization in Complex Societies
  • Author : Zachary X. Hruby,Rowan K. Flad
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 193
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : The contributions to this volume are introduced via a critical review of terms and concepts used in craft production studies today. Recent detailed contextual and technological analyses of artifacts from all aspects of complex societies have revealed interesting patterns that are difficult to conceptualize using a purely economic framework. Furthermore, ...

The Mouse and the Myth

The Mouse and the Myth
  • Author : Dorene Koehler
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-24
  • Total pages : 189
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Rituals mark significant moments in our livesperhaps none more significant than moments of lightheartedness, joy, and play. The rituals that bond humanity create our most transcendent experiences and meaningful memories. Rituals of play are among the most sacred of any of the rites in which humanity may engage. Although we ...

Crafting the Nation in Colonial India

Crafting the Nation in Colonial India
  • Author : A. McGowan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2009-07-20
  • Total pages : 265
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Drawing on a wide range of archival evidence, Abigail McGowan argues that crafts seized the political imagination in western India because they provided a means of debating the present and future of the country....

Coming to the Edge of the Circle

Coming to the Edge of the Circle
  • Author : Nikki Bado
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-08-04
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Imagine yourself sitting on the cool damp earth, surrounded by deep night sky and fields full of fireflies, anticipating the ritual of initiation that you are about to undergo. Suddenly you hear the sounds of far-off singing and chanting, drums booming, rattles "snaking," voices raised in harmony. The casting of ...

The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book

The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book
  • Author : Skye Alexander
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-08-07
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Hundreds of spells for the modern-day witch! At any given moment, you have the power to manifest lasting love, boost your prosperity, and shape your destiny. Written by Skye Alexander, spellcraft expert and the author of The Modern Guide to Witchcraft, this book teaches you how to harness your inner ...

Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association Housework

Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association  Housework
  • Author : Kenneth G. Hirth
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-02-15
  • Total pages : 251
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : Households are, without question, the most important social units in human society. They are interactive social units whose primary concern is the day-to-day well being of their kith and kin. Households reproduce themselves and provide their members with the economic, psychological, and social resources necessary to live their lives. Although ...

Secular Assemblages

Secular Assemblages
  • Author : Marek Sullivan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-09
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1784503509
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Summary : In this book, Marek Sullivan challenges a widespread consensus linking secularization to rationalization, and argues for a more sensual genealogy of secularity connected to affect, race and power. While existing works of secular intellectual history, especially Charles Taylor's A Secular Age (2007), tend to rely on rationalistic conceptions of Enlightenment thought, ...