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Coming to the edge of the circle : a Wiccan initiation ritual

Author: Nikki Bado-Fralick
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: American Academy of Religion academy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an ethnographic study of the initiation ritual practiced by one coven of Witches located in Ohio. This analysis of the Wiccan initiation ceremony offers a challenge to the commonly accepted  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bado-Fralick, Nikki.
Coming to the edge of the circle.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)988947330
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Bado-Fralick
ISBN: 0195166450 9780195166453
OCLC Number: 61667658
Description: x, 181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Dancing between binary poles : life as a scholar-practitioner --
2. Stumbling toward wisdom --
3. The Merry Circle --
4. The path toward the circle --
5. The rite of dedication : getting behind the wheel --
6. Coming to the edge of the circle --
7. Concluding remarks --
Epilogue : she changes everything she touches
Series Title: American Academy of Religion academy series.
Responsibility: Nikki Bado-Fralick.
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Competent, persuasive, and succinct, this book is effective both in questioning ritual studies theoretical standard and in presenting a balanced case study of a Wiccan ritual. Highly recommended. * Read more...

 
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