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Coming to the Edge of the Circle: A Wiccan Initiation Ritual

Nikki Bado-Fralick

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195166453
eISBN:
9780199835799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166450.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book offers an ethnographic study of the initiation ritual practiced by one coven of Witches located in Ohio. As a High Priestess within the coven as well as a scholar of religion, the author of ... More


Epilogue: She Changes Everything She Touches

Nikki Bado-Fralick

in Coming to the Edge of the Circle: A Wiccan Initiation Ritual

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195166453
eISBN:
9780199835799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166450.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This short epilogue talks about the changes that have come to the Merry Circle. The Merry Circle no longer exists as a single practicing group, because some of its members either have already ... More


Dancing between Binary Poles: Life as a Scholar-Practitioner

Nikki Bado-Fralick

in Coming to the Edge of the Circle: A Wiccan Initiation Ritual

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195166453
eISBN:
9780199835799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166450.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the author's thoughts about Wicca and philosophy. The chapter talks about the author's initiation into the Craft, the insider/outsider dichotomy, and her study of religion and ... More


Stumbling toward Wisdom

Nikki Bado-Fralick

in Coming to the Edge of the Circle: A Wiccan Initiation Ritual

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195166453
eISBN:
9780199835799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166450.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with the author's account of her introduction to the Craft. It then discusses deities, the coming of the “Jahweh-in-Drag”, coven structure and organization, ritual, text and ... More


The Merry Circle

Nikki Bado-Fralick

in Coming to the Edge of the Circle: A Wiccan Initiation Ritual

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195166453
eISBN:
9780199835799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166450.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the author's coven and describes its basic ritual patterns. The author established her coven, called the Merry Circle, in 1984. The Merry Circle is composed of six Priestesses ... More


The Path toward the Circle

Nikki Bado-Fralick

in Coming to the Edge of the Circle: A Wiccan Initiation Ritual

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195166453
eISBN:
9780199835799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166450.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the initiation of the path towards Wicca. Topics covered include the recruitment of new members, public education and outreach, teaching the craft to those interested in ... More


Fugitive Testimony: On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Janet Neary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272891
eISBN:
9780823272945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272891.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Fugitive Testimony traces the African American slave narrative across the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries in order to rethink the epistemological limits of the form and to theorize the complicated ... More


Difficulties for Socrates

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The core of the fifth chapter is the study of the problems that appear to be involved in Socrates’ prospective. After a consideration of the difficulties that seem to emerge from Socrates’ ... More


Optical Allusions: Textual Visuality in Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

Janet Neary

in Fugitive Testimony: On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272891
eISBN:
9780823272945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272891.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter reads William Craft’s Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom (1860) as an emblematic text that depends upon a series of complex interactions between the Crafts’ cultivation of their image ... More


Craft and Other Metaphors

Adriel M. Trott

in Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455220
eISBN:
9781474476874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455220.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter examines Aristotle’s numerous uses of analogies to craft in his account of generation to argue that Aristotle uses these analogies to explain specific aporiai rather than to assign ... More


Gender, the Arts and Culture

Siân Reynolds

in Gender in Scottish History Since 1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617609
eISBN:
9780748672172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617609.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter analyses the relative access of men and women as both producers and consumers of high, mainstream and popular culture considered historically, taking examples from music, publishing, ... More


Experiments in Freedom: Fugitive Science in Transatlantic Performance

Britt Rusert

in Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479885688
eISBN:
9781479804702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885688.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to the history of racist and anti-racist science as it was expressed in transatlantic performance from the 1830s through the 1850s. It maps a genealogy of overlap and exchange ... More


Headship and Inclusion

Aaron Allen

in Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Incorporation chose to describe themselves as ‘the House’, laying claim to their place as one of the building blocks of a godly society, and emphasising their desire for unity and a common ... More


The Craft of Property

Hanoch Dagan

in Property: Values and Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737864
eISBN:
9780199894994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737864.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter develops, demonstrates, and defends the conception of property as institutions—namely, as important default frameworks of various categories of interpersonal interaction. In line with ... More


Escalating the DDT Issue with More Court Cases

Charles F. Wurster

in DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating EDF

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190219413
eISBN:
9780197559512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219413.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

While HEW and USDA pondered these appellate court decisions, we turned our attention to several more local DDT problems. From a New York Times article (May 3, 1970), ... More


Artists’ Biographies

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The second part of this book is comprised of short biographies of portrait artists working in Kentucky in the years from 1802–1920. The artists included have appeared in previous art historical ... More


The Intimate Civic: The Disturbance of the Quotidian

Lindon Barrett

Justin A. Joyce, Dwight A. Mcbride, and John Carlos Rowe (eds)

in Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038006
eISBN:
9780252095290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038006.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter turns to the personal and in some cases domestic issues facing African Americans in the antebellum period. Turning from Douglass's classic 1845 Narrative to Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in ... More


The Factory

Robert B. Gordon and Patrick M. Malone

in The Texture of Industry: An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195058857
eISBN:
9780197561089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195058857.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, North American Archaeology

With Samuel Slater’s textile mill (1793, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island) and Eli Whitney’s armory (1798, in Whitneyville, Connecticut), American entrepreneurs ... More


Work in Factories

Robert B. Gordon and Patrick M. Malone

in The Texture of Industry: An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195058857
eISBN:
9780197561089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195058857.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, North American Archaeology

Factories, and the factory system, are at the heart of the American industrial experience. Since the 1790s, Americans have developed many different types ... More


In The Rake's Progress, Love Conquers (Almost) All

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on Igor Stravinsky and his work in Rake's Progress, the actual text of which was written by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman. Stravinsky had made his early fame as a staff ... More


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