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Deeply into the bone : re-inventing rites of passage /

Over the past two decades, North Americans have become increasingly interested in understanding and reclaiming the rites that mark significant life passages. In the absence of meaningful rites of passage, we speed through the dangerous intersections of life and often come to regret missing an opport...

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Main Author: Grimes, Ronald L., 1943-
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ℗♭2000.
Series: Life passages.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Figures; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION Rough Passages, Reinvented Rites; CHAPTER 1 Celebrating New Life, Ritually Nurturing the Young; CHAPTER 2 Coming of Age, Joining Up; CHAPTER 3 Divining Mates, Making Kin; CHAPTER 4 Living with the Dead, Exiting Gracefully; CHAPTER 5 Passages, Troubled and Uncharted; CONCLUSION Beyond Passage; Notes; Sources Cited; Index.