Rites of Passage
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An Overview [first Edition]
An Overview [further Considerations]
Rite of Passage
A ceremony or event marking the passage from one social status or developmental state to another.
The Belgian anthropologist Arnold van Gennep, who first coined the term early in the 2...
According to many scholars, such as Mircae Eliade, human beings can be described as creatures of religion and ritual. The appearance of ritual across the globe is one of the prevalent aspects of human...
Everybody had experienced several rites of passages at some point in their lives. It is the thing that led us to what we are right now. You might not realize the rite of passage when it came, but it w...