Crafting Secular Ritual

Answering the call for new rituals in our secular age, this book recognises the essential importance of rituals to the psychological, physical and spiritual health of individuals, families, organisations, and society as a whole. The book examines and explains the history, function and place of emerging rituals in different cultures, as well as providing practical guidance for creating your own secular rituals. The author includes examples, risk factors and checklists for the stages of planning new rituals for life events such as birth, marriage, and death, as well as for public occasions such as graduation and protest marches.

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  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • ISBN : 1784503509
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Crafting Secular Ritual

Crafting Secular Ritual
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKCrafting Secular Ritual

Answering the call for new rituals in our secular age, this book recognises the essential importance of rituals to the psychological, physical and spiritual health of individuals, families, organisations, and society as a whole. The book examines and explains the history, function and place of emerging rituals in different cultures, as well as providing practical guidance for creating your own secular rituals. The author includes examples, risk factors and checklists for the stages of planning new rituals for life events

Emerging Ritual in Secular Societies

Emerging Ritual in Secular Societies
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 February 2017
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The growing absence of meaningful ritual in contemporary Western societies has led to cohesive research on the history of ritualizing behaviour in different cultures. The relatively new field of ritology, which includes neuroscience, anthropology, cultural psychology, psychotherapy and even art and performance, raises questions about the significance and practice of ritual today. This book is the first of its kind to discuss the importance of secular rituals for cultural and personal growth. Using a transdisciplinary approach, a range of contributors

Crafting a Meaningful Wedding Ceremony

Crafting a Meaningful Wedding Ceremony
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 July 2019
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A succinct and engaging guide to creating a unique wedding ceremony that reflects the couple's love and makes sense to their families and friends. Specific tools include questionnaires, checklists and a specially designed ritual toolbox for writing tailor-made texts and crafting secular wedding rituals.

The Mouse and the Myth

The Mouse and the Myth
  • Author : Dorene Koehler
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 24 April 2017
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Rituals mark significant moments in our livesperhaps none more significant than moments of lightheartedness, joy, and play. The rituals that bond humanity create our most transcendent experiences and meaningful memories. Rituals of play are among the most sacred of any of the rites in which humanity may engage. Although we may fail to recognize rituals of play, they are always present in culture, providing a kind of psychological release for their participants, child and adult alike. Ritual is central to

A Religion of One's Own

A Religion of One's Own
  • Author : Thomas Moore
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 09 January 2014
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The New York Times bestselling author and trusted spiritual adviser offers a follow-up to his classic Care of the Soul. Something essential is missing from modern life. Many who’ve turned away from religious institutions—and others who have lived wholly without religion—hunger for more than what contemporary secular life has to offer but are reluctant to follow organized religion’s strict and often inflexible path to spirituality. In A Religion of One’s Own, bestselling author and former

Emerging Ritual in Secular Societies

Emerging Ritual in Secular Societies
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 February 2017
GET THIS BOOKEmerging Ritual in Secular Societies

The growing absence of meaningful ritual in contemporary Western societies has led to cohesive research on the history of ritualizing behaviour in different cultures. The relatively new field of ritology, which includes neuroscience, anthropology, cultural psychology, psychotherapy and even art and performance, raises questions about the significance and practice of ritual today. This book is the first of its kind to discuss the importance of secular rituals for cultural and personal growth. Using a transdisciplinary approach, a range of contributors

Religion, Ritual and Ritualistic Objects

Religion, Ritual and Ritualistic Objects
  • Author : Albertina (Tineke) Nugteren
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 23 April 2019
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This is a volume about the life and power of ritual objects in their religious ritual settings. In this Special Issue, we see a wide range of contributions on material culture and ritual practices across religions. By focusing on the dynamic interrelations between objects, ritual, and belief, it explores how religion happens through symbolic materiality. The ritual objects presented in this volume include: masks worn in the Dogon dance; antique ecclesiastical silver objects carried around in festive processions and shown

Light Magic for Dark Times

Light Magic for Dark Times
  • Author : Lisa Marie Basile
  • Publisher : Fair Winds Press
  • Release : 11 September 2018
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When the world around you turns dark, tap into the light. If you're having a hard time finding that light, facing trauma and division, or want to send healing vibes to a friend, the inspired, easy-to-do spells of Light Magic for Dark Times can assist. Luna Luna magazine’s Lisa Marie Basile shares inspired spells, rituals, and practices, including: A new moon ritual for attracting a lover A spell to banish recurring nightmares A graveyard meditation for engaging with death

Peasants, Pilgrims, and Sacred Promises

Peasants, Pilgrims, and Sacred Promises
  • Author : Laura Stark
  • Publisher : BoD - Books on Demand
  • Release : 07 November 2018
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Lying on the border between eastern and western Christendom, Orthodox Karelia preserved its unique religious culture into the 19th and 20th centuries, when it was described and recorded by Finnish and Karelian folklore collectors. This colorful array of ritulas and beliefs involving nature spirits, saints, the dead, and pilgrimage to monasteries represented a unigue fusion of official Church ritual and doctrine and pre-Christian ethnic folk belief. This book undertakes a fascinating exploration into many aspects of Orthodox Karelian ritual life:

Spell Crafts

Spell Crafts
  • Author : Scott Cunningham,David Harrington
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Release : 19 May 1993
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Spell Crafts Take a look at your hands. See them as wondrous vehicles of power. Feel the energy that flows through everything you do. Tap into that power! Carve a symbol, dip a candle, mix fragrant herbs, sculpt clay, and make your life all that you want it to be. When crafts are used to create objects intended for ritual or to symbolize the divine, the connection between the craftsperson and divinity grows more intense. This second edition of Spell

Moonology

Moonology
  • Author : Yasmin Boland
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release : 05 July 2016
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Did you know the cycles of the moon have a huge effect on our health, our mood, our relationships, and our work? By understanding these phases, we can work with them to improve and empower every aspect of our lives. InMoonology, world-renowned astrologist Yasmin Boland unveils: -why connecting with the moon can change your life for the better -powerful rituals and ceremonies for each moon phase -how the moon connects us to nature and the cosmos -how to work out

Crafting Meaningful Funeral Rituals

Crafting Meaningful Funeral Rituals
  • Author : Jeltje Gordon-Lennox
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 November 2019
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Funerals are among the most important life events in Western society, and fashioning a personalized ceremony for yourself or for a loved one is often the most meaningful way to celebrate the life of the deceased. For those wanting non-religious or secular funeral ceremonies, this step-by-step guide begins by identifying what you want from the funeral and showing how you can make it happen. With sections on society's views of mortality, our need for rituals and crafting the actual ceremony,