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Church Folklore

Church Folklore Author : James Edward Vaux
Release : 2019-04-12
Publisher : Wentworth Press
ISBN : 9781012971458
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Church Folklore

Church Folklore Author : James Edward Vaux
Release : 1894
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Christian Remnant - African Folk Church

Christian Remnant - African Folk Church Author : Stefan Höschele
Release : 2007-11-13
Publisher : BRILL
ISBN : 9047422686
File Size : 56.68 MB
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Tanzanian Adventism exemplifies one of the most fascinating shifts in the history of religions: the growth of Christianity in Africa. Most striking in this account is the analysis of a minority denomination’s transformation to a veritable “folk church.”

Encyclopfdia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World

Encyclopfdia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World Author : Cora Linn Daniels
Release : 2003-11
Publisher : The Minerva Group, Inc.
ISBN : 9781410209153
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Originally published in 1903, this is an excellent source for an historical perspective on superstitions and folklore. Hundreds of entries are arranged alphabetically within broad subject categories. The original subtitle reads: "A comprehensive library of human belief and practice in the mysteries of life through more than six thousand years of experience and progress including the fundamental intuitions and instincts underlying the structure of civilization, theology, mythology, demonology, magic, witchcraft, esoteric philosophy, signs, omens, oracles, sorceries, auguries, divinations, prophecies, methods and means employed in revealing fortune and fate, systems and formulas for the use of psychical forces, hypnotism, clairvoyance, telepathy, spiritualism, character reading and character building with all the known powers and wonders of mind and soul, illustrated with numerous ancient and modern designs and thoroughly indexed."

Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535

Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535 Author : Robert A. Faleer
Release : 2009-04-07
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
ISBN : 0810867400
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Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535: An Annotated Bibliography presents a thoroughly researched bibliographic guide to monographic, serial, archival, and graphical resources that deal with all aspects of late Romanesque, Gothic, and early Renaissance ecclesiastical woodwork in churches throughout the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Dealing with both the decorative and structural elements of wooden church furnishings fittings, this authoritative reference tool includes more than 900 annotated citations for works published from the mid-19th century to the present.

Dybbuks and Jewish Women in Social History, Mysticism and Folklore

Dybbuks and Jewish Women in Social History, Mysticism and Folklore Author : Rachel Elior
Release : 2008-09-01
Publisher : Urim Publications
ISBN : 9655240983
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How and why a person comes to be possessed by a dybbuk—the possession of a living body by the soul of a deceased person—and what consequences ensue from such possession, form the subject of this book. Though possession by a dybbuk has traditionally been understood as punishment for a terrible sin, it can also be seen as a mechanism used by desperate individuals—often women—who had no other means of escape from the demands and expectations of an all-encompassing patriarchal social order. Dybbuks and Jewish Women examines these and other aspects of dybbuk possession from historical and phenomenological perspectives, with particular attention to the gender significance of the subject.

Italian-American Folklore

Italian-American Folklore Author : Frances M. Malpezzi
Release : 2005-12
Publisher : august house
ISBN : 9780874835335
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Italian-Americans compose one of the largest ethnic groups in the United States, numbering more than 14 million in the 1990 census. Though they have often been portrayed in fiction and film, these images are often based on stereotypes not borne out among the immigrant and assimilated population.

Polish-American Folklore

Polish-American Folklore Author : Deborah Anders Silverman
Release : 2000
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
ISBN : 9780252025693
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In addition, she offers a wealth of information on foodways and on the origins and celebration of holy days, from Christmas Eve vigils to the Dyngus Day festivals of the Easter season."--BOOK JACKET.


Release : 2009
Publisher : Abela Publishing Ltd
ISBN : 1907256083
File Size : 48.97 MB
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Myths and Folklore of Ireland is the first of many works published by the renowned American translator Jeremiah Curtin. The volume is comprised of twenty-three Irish myths, in which the the legends of Fin MacCumhail feature prominently. While the collection includes tales of Kings, Queens, princes, and princesses, it also tells stories of tailors' sons, fishermen, and many other normal folks who make good in the most surprising circumstances. More given to legend than fairy, Myths and Folklore of Ireland is better suited to adult readers than children. A percentage of the profits from this book will be donated to the Prince's Trust for education scholarships for the underprivileged.

The Journal of American Folklore

The Journal of American Folklore Author :
Release : 1949
Publisher :
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The National Church in Local Perspective

The National Church in Local Perspective Author : Jeremy Gregory
Release : 2003
Publisher : Boydell Press
ISBN : 9780851158976
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This collection makes a significant contribution to the history of the Church of England in the period. Local and regional evidence from across the country illustrates the range of responses to a variety of problems and common themes. These include the church's relationship with protestant dissent and Roman Catholicism, its relationship with the laity, its social and economic position (which could alter during periods of economic change), and its response to and participation in a number of significant political and social events such as the Restoration, the Revolution of 1688, the emergence of Jacobitism, and reactions to the French Revolution. Although local variations could indeed be extreme, this does not mean that there was no common experience: much of the interest of this collection comes from the exploration of different regional responses to shared difficulties. It also sheds new light on the issue of national identity, and particularly the concepts of Englishness and Britishness as they existed during the period.Contributors VIVIANE BARRIE, JEFFREY S. CHAMBERLAIN, FRANCOISE DECONINCK-BROSSARD, WILLIAM GIBSON, JEREMY GREGORY, COLIN HAYDON, W.M. JACOB, PHILIP JENKINS, W.M. MARSHALL, M.F. SNAPE, DONALD SPAETH.

Church and Worship Music in the United States

Church and Worship Music in the United States Author : James Michael Floyd
Release : 2016-08-12
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
ISBN : 1317270363
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This fully updated second edition is a selective annotated bibliography of all relevant published resources relating to church and worship music in the United States. Over the past decade, there has been a growth of literature covering everything from traditional subject matter such as the organ works of J.S. Bach to newer areas of inquiry including folk hymnology, women and African-American composers, music as a spiritual healer, to the music of Mormon, Shaker, Moravian, and other smaller sects. With multiple indices, this book will serve as an excellent tool for librarians, researchers, and scholars sorting through the massive amount of material in the field [Publisher description].

Louth Folk Tales

Louth Folk Tales Author : Doreen McBride
Release : 2015-04-06
Publisher : The History Press
ISBN : 0750964472
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Catch a glimpse of the spirit of Ireland in the entertaining company of professional storyteller Doreen McBride as she recounts the local tales, ancient and modern, of County Louth. You will hear of the doomed love of Lassara and her harpist who haunt the waters of Carlingford Lough, of the origin of the River Boyne and of the jumping church at Kildemock. You will also discover St Brigid’s association with Faughart, how the Hound of Ulster recovered from war wounds on the Death Mound of Du Largy, and where you might find leprechaun gold. And on the way you will encounter a killer cat, a fairy horse and the Salmon of Knowledge – as well as some talkative toes. From age-old legends and fantastical myths, to amusing anecdotes and cautionary tales, this collection is a heady mix of bloodthirsty, funny, passionate and moving stories. It will take you into a remarkable world where you can let your imagination run wild.


Playing Author : James H. Evans
Release : 2010
Publisher : Fortress Press
ISBN : 1451403267
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Playing often connotes frivolity. But James Evans, in this insightful study, offers another view: playing lies at the heart of Christian faith in the triune God. Through a close examination of African-American literature and experience, and a re-examination of basic doctrinal affirmations, Evans recovers play as a subversive and even revolutionary activity, a practice of faith that gives life in the midst of structures and authorities that suffocate. In this study, Jesus becomes the political, cultural and religious player who redeems by changing the game so that it no longer excludes, but instead gives life. God creates us for freedom in a field of play. The Spirit summons us toward God's Reign where the freedom of play never ends. Playing, in this view, is hardly frivolous, but the pulse of life itself. Evans invites us to play as we live and work.

A Companion to Folklore

A Companion to Folklore Author : Regina F. Bendix
Release : 2012-04-23
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 1405194995
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A Companion to Folklore presents an original and comprehensive collection of essays from international experts in the field of folklore studies. Unprecedented in depth and scope, this state-of-the-art collection uniquely displays the vitality of folklore research across the globe. An unprecedented collection of original, state of the art essays on folklore authored by international experts Examines the practices and theoretical approaches developed to understand the phenomena of folklore Considers folklore in the context of multi-disciplinary topics that include poetics, performance, religious practice, myth, ritual and symbol, oral textuality, history, law, politics and power as well as the social base of folklore Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title

Australian Folklore

Australian Folklore Author :
Release : 1994
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