Chapter 5Religion

Chapter 5Religion - transitional stage of a rite of passage 7 Technological Ritual – rituals that have as their goal of state in nature so that

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Chapter 5 Notes Vocab 1. Ideological Rituals – seeks social control by changing the mood, behavior, sentiments, motivations and values of people. 2. Revitalization Rituals – seeks to revitalize a culture or a religion seen as dying or in the process of being lost 3. Scapegoat – an object, usually an animal like a sheep or a goat that is made to carry the guilt and sins of others 4. Salvation Rituals – rituals designed to change a person’s identity from a spiritually corrupt, polluted, sinful, or lost person to a spiritually saved state of freedom from sin 5. Therapeutic and Anti-therapeutic Rituals – seeks to produce a change in the state of human health, either to heal the sick or bring sickness to the healthy 6. Communitas – social solidarity that develops during the liminal or
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Unformatted text preview: transitional stage of a rite of passage 7. Technological Ritual – rituals that have as their goal of state in nature so that humans can benefit 8. Sacrificicare – “to make sacred” 9. Ishna – It is a ritual intended to prepare young girls for womanhood 5.1 Akitu Festival o Seasonal ritual intended to secure the continuance of the seasonal cycle and the well being of the community according to the Babylonian New Year Ishna Ritual o It is a ritual primarily found in Native American Societies (Sioux) o When a young woman gets her period she is taken outside of the village and prayed over to restore order and bring peace after the week is over the girl returns to the community as a woman...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course RS 10 taught by Professor Davidson during the Fall '07 term at Fairfield.

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