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Magic of Ritual: Our Need for Liberating Rites That Transform Our Lives and Our Communities

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"Driver has persuaded me that ritual ... is our best hope for transformation and innovation. A lovely, original, and hopeful book." --CAROLYN G. HEILBRUN, author of Writing a Woman's Life, Columbia University

"Splendid! [Driver] ties all the dimensions of ritual together eloquently—the aesthetic and the moral, the personal and the communal." --HARVEY COX, Harvard University
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 20th 1992 by HarperOne
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Jan 03, 2009 Nikki rated it it was amazing
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This book is unfortunately out of print, but the instructor of my "Ritual" course supplied us with the first two chapters.
I was instantly CAPTIVATED.
I, like so many modern individuals, have never really given any thought to ritual (despite a Church-based and therefore ritual-filled upbringing!)
I was immediately captured with a phrase Driver used early on: "human condition." That's when I knew I was reading something I should have read a long time ago! My fascination with myth, the things I writ
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