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Christianity
a. the prescribed order of rites and ceremonies
b. a book containing this
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In the 1960s, salvage excavations of a low platform mound at the site yielded evidence for communal ceremonialism during the late Middle Woodland Connestee phase (c.
23] Jewish and Catholic ceremonialism were two of a kind.
On the one hand, as Leah Marcus has observed, by ascribing Laudian practices to the indigenous inhabitants of England, the fairies, Herrick implicitly validates ceremonialism as an ancient, thoroughly British tradition (1979, 64).
These and other feminine saliences within a largely masculine symbolic terrain are necessary to achieve the procreative significance of Tambaran ceremonialism -- Forge's prime example (1966, 1973) of artistic elements and arrangements serving to communicate unspoken, possibly unconscious, ontological messages.
The reasons for this boom and bust economic history of the Classic Puuc are linked in a complex process where: (1) highly fertile soils were the key resource; (2) periodic water scarcity a limiting factor; (3) effective water management an important solution; (4) costly social complexity and ceremonialism a driving force of agro-economic colonisation, innovation, growth and maximisation; (5) diminishing returns on energy invested were consequences of long-term growth dependency as the supply of primary land resources went down; (6) the elite segments of the social systems were unable to adjust to economic decline; and (7) eventually leading to polity collapse.
The Restoration leadership was unmovable in its ceremonialism and sacramentalism.
The petroglyphs are briefly discussed, yet their role and meaning as potent cemi (or spirit)-imbued beings displayed in the plaza have much to offer in understanding ceremonialism at Tibes.
Finally, because Oldridge sees the distinction between the primacy attached to an institutional church and to charismatic preaching as fundamental, he argues that the ceremonialism of the Laudian churchman was a consequence of their attachment to the institutional church (why, then, was not Whitgift a ceremonialist?
He charts a three-cornered and inconclusive struggle between traditional practice, some of it soon stigmatised as superstition, all of it marked by a sociability fuelled by food, drink, and flowers; Protestant reform, pressed ever onwards by the godly who saw popery lurking in every unscriptural gesture or prop; and Laudian ceremonialism, demanding submissive adherence to the church's ritual prescriptions.
A fundamental change in world view is said to lie at the root of what happened during Hopewell times, including a rise of flamboyant ceremonialism, the construction of many mounds and earthen enclosures, a steep decline in conflict, an increased permeability of group boundaries, and a shift in subsistence practices towards a greater emphasis on cultivated native plants.
The women's skirts are braided of fibre and tied with string; the girls' skirts are held together with string; the women's carrying nets are of string; the men's penis gourd is held on with string, the exchange system at the core of the ceremonialism centres on knitted string bands and string nets.
Each chapter in Advances contributes new and valuable documentation, on topics ranging from Archaic period lithics typology (Chapter 3) to variability in local Inka ceremonialism (Chapter 14).