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Ritualized Debate: Order, Redemption, and Power in a Contemporary Media Practice

Hannah K. Scheidt

in Practicing Atheism: Culture, Media, and Ritual in the Contemporary Atheist Network

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197536940
eISBN:
9780197536971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536940.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes moderated debates. The chapter considers both live events and the adaptation of the debate format on online forums, arguing that debate is a central practice in contemporary ... More


The Silence of the Object

Roger Pearson

in Mallarmé and Circumstance: The Translation of Silence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266746
eISBN:
9780191708923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266746.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, European Literature

This chapter shows that Mallarmé repeatedly performs a secular ritual of praise and offering in honour of his fellow human beings. From his earliest juvenilia to his final sonnet, he is constantly ... More


Coda: As We Raise Our Voices: The Place of Communal Singing

Sheryl Kaskowitz

in God Bless America: The Surprising History of an Iconic Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919772
eISBN:
9780199345595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919772.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The epilogue uses “God Bless America” as a lens through which to examines the role of communal singing in American public life. Drawing on Emile Durkheim’s concept of secular ritual and Victor ... More


Raising Cameroonian Families in Berlin

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

in Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389745
eISBN:
9780226389912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389912.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter investigates mothers’ socially reproductive work forging belonging for their children through transmitting family ties and attitudes. It reveals the inherently unfinished nature of ... More


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