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Teaching Ritual$
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Catherine Bell

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195176452

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.001.0001

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 Teaching Healing Rituals/Ritual Healing

 Teaching Healing Rituals/Ritual Healing

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Teaching Ritual
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Susan S. Sered

Linda L. Barnes

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.003.0017

This chapter deals with one of the earliest and most ubiquitous forms of ritual activity in the human record: seeking the aid of a greater power in a quest for healing. Because of the enormity of the topic and the importance of keeping their students' experiences in mind, the authors developed a cross-cultural typology as an tool for organizing the key analytic features of ritual healing for individual and collective illness. Using the pedagogical exercises this typology affords, students discover nearly universal ritual strategies and motivations.

Keywords:   ritual, teaching, afflicting forces, ritual healing

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