The Ritual Birth of Sense

@article{Pickstock2013TheRB,
  title={The Ritual Birth of Sense},
  author={Catherine Pickstock},
  journal={Telos},
  year={2013},
  volume={2013},
  pages={29 - 55}
}
In what follows, I would like to investigate the character of traditional Christian ritual, not as a full or comprehensive interpretation, but as a single step in that direction, inspired by recent archaeological excavations in southeastern Turkey and elsewhere that imply the primacy of ritual over material and economic factors in the development of society.1 The implications of these findings suggest that both anthropology and philosophy might focus on ritual as a key to the human. Yet if… 
1 Citations
Why Faith Makes Sense: On Graham Ward’s Unbelievable
Ward’s recent volume on the entwining of belief and perception, while not being an explicitly theological monograph, nonetheless evinces a subtle texture that displays his continuing fidelity to

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