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A Unity of Experience: Purification, Expansion, and Identity through Ritual

Joseph Epes Brown and Emily Cousins

in Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195138757
eISBN:
9780199871759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138757.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the unity of experience in Native American religious traditions. Native American traditions stress a unity of experience. Where such traditions are still alive and spiritually ... More


Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

David A. Yamane

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How is religious tradition brought into modern society and transformed by modern social forces? Becoming Catholic approaches this broad question through an examination of the process by which ... More


Introduction: Becoming Catholic in America

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets the study in the broader context of changes in religion’s place in modern society, especially the shift from ascribed to achieved religious identity. It briefly reviews ... More


Vatican II and the Reinvention of Adult Initiation

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides historical context for and an overview of the contemporary Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as it is practiced in the United States today. The RCIA is a direct ... More


Conclusion: Catholic Initiation as . . .

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the most significant general conclusions to be drawn about initiation from studying the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as a rite of passage in the Catholic Church. ... More


Objective and Subjective Incorporation Through the Sacraments of Initiation

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses not on a period of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) but a ritual transition—the reception of the sacraments of initiation at the Easter Vigil. This incorporation ... More


Secrecy Gives Order: Ura Shin Teachings and Initiation Rites

Clark Chilson

in Secrecy's Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contradictions of Concealment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838393
eISBN:
9780824868420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838393.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter shows how secrecy can provide order that regulates practice and gives a clear course of action by focusing on Urahōmon's basic teachings and initiation rites. It first presents an ura ... More


The Difference It Makes

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How do the individuals who become Catholic change over the course of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), and does the initiation process itself explain that change? This chapter ... More


Circumcision and Excision Ceremonies

John G. Kennedy

in Nubian Ceremonial Life: Studies in Islamic Syncretism and Cultural Change

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249556
eISBN:
9781617970955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249556.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deals with an important component of the traditional Nubian ritual system, but one which has lapsed into relative insignificance in modem times. It begins by describing the circumcision ... More


Liturgy, Experience, and Formation

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How do individuals in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) learn to be Catholic? Like many rites of passage, the RCIA’s periods and ritual transitions are designed to lead people ... More


The Parrot’s Tale

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the use of a particular artefact, the red tail feather of the African grey parrot. This feather adorns the heads of priests and priestesses as a marker of full initiation into ... More


Visions of Catholicism in RCIA Catechesis

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What do parish leaders of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) teach during inquiry and the catechumenate about what Catholicism is? Like educational curricula generally, RCIA curricula ... More


Epilogue: The Questions Revealed by Covert Shin Buddhists

Clark Chilson

in Secrecy's Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contradictions of Concealment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838393
eISBN:
9780824868420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838393.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This epilogue highlights some of the implications of the book's findings for our understanding of Shin Buddhism and secrecy in religion. It does this by clarifying the questions that the book has ... More


The Circumstantial Convert as Moral Actor

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Of the innumerable religious options available in America today, why do some people choose Roman Catholicism? This chapter focuses on what motivates people to seek to become Catholic and enter the ... More


Orientalized Amazons: From imagined to historical warrior women

Walter Duvall Penrose

in Postcolonial Amazons: Female Masculinity and Courage in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199533374
eISBN:
9780191747069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533374.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In Greek legend, the Amazons were considered to be better, faster, and smarter than men. Amazons were the prototype of female masculinity, but their historicity has been controversial. Archaeological ... More


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