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 Living a Double Consciousness

Richard Schechner

in Teaching Ritual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195176452
eISBN:
9780199785308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how the author of this chapter takes his class, step by step, into the more mystical of experiences orchestrated by ritual performances. The chapter describes the variety of ... More


Observant Jews

Jeffrey Shandler

in Jews, God, and Videotape: Religion and Media in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740675
eISBN:
9780814708880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740675.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how films and videos documenting life-cycle celebrations have transformed the nature of many American Jews’ experience of ritual. Within the expansion of personal ... More


Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Elizabeth Pérez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book argues that cooking and talking are at the very quick of Black Atlantic religions. It shows that tasks like butchering, although manual, are far from menial, and “idle chatter” does a ... More


Reconstructing Indigenous Music and Dance

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the varieties and social functions of music in the diverse indigenous societies in the territories that would become New Spain's northern frontier. It investigates how musical ... More


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