Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture by Victor Turner
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Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture
By Victor Turner

Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture

Anthropological Perspectives

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Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture by Victor Turner

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First published in 1978 and hailed by Culture as constituting "an important foreshadowing of issues that have become prominent in more recent anthropology," this classic book, now updated and extensively revised, examines the theological doctrines and popular notions that promote and sustain Christian pilgrimage, including their corresponding symbols and images.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231042871
ISBN-10: 0231042876
Format: Paperback
(152mm x 228mm x 20mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 4-May-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Victor Turner

Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture by Victor Turner Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture, Paperback (November 2011)

Originally published: 1978, in series: Lectures on the history of religions; new ser., no. 11. With new introd.

Schism and Continuity in an African Society by Victor Turner Schism and Continuity in an African Society, Paperback (August 1996)

This is a "social drama" study, which focuses on the village life of the Ndembu of Zambia who were then under British rule. The social constraints, such as the matrilineally-inherited headmanship system, and the releases from these constraints, provoked crises which caused disruption and pain.

Revelation and Divination in Ndembu Ritual by Victor Turner Revelation and Divination in Ndembu Ritual, Paperback (September 1975)

The core of this book is a complete description of two important Ndembu rituals of affliction (Chihamba and Kayong'u), and an analysis of the system of ideas underlying more than a dozen modes of divination.

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