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They share the formalism of his discussion of generic ritualized jazz performance, and make for a weak ending to an otherwise strong book.
He appeals to various African-centered philosophers such to interrogate and dismantle the interpretation of African spirituality ritualized in Vodou ceremonies through patriarchal heteronormativity.
Once their antlers have "hardened off," bucks will challenge each other in ritualized wrestling matches called "sparring.
But even more than this, he notes how fragmented and fragile we are, which is symbolized and ritualized by the imposition of ashes on our foreheads.
Stan Fortuna of New York, has a beat with a downward deflection that is condescending in nature; apart from its profane lyrics it retains essential rhythmic elements of bragging (braggadocio), ritualized insult, and toasting oneself.
From the age of 5 or 6, daily life for many kumaris is highly ritualized and they have little contact with family, friends or the outside world.
I read Steven Pinker's article ("The Evolutionary Psychology of Religion" September/October 2006) with great interest and found an omission in one of the "plausible attempts to explain religion as a biological adaptation" Pinker cites the fear of snakes as an example of "plausible adaptation," but what seems on the surface obvious to me wasn't mentioned--that religion is a ritualized mechanism for various people to cope with the fear of death.
1963, NEW YORK George Balanchine creates Bugaku, a dance about ritualized seduction, for Allegra Kent and Edward Villella.
Sir Gawin And The Green Knight And The Order Of The Garter by Francis Ingledew (Associate Professor, School of English, Philosophy, and Humanities, Fairleigh Dickinson University) is a scholarly assessment of the Arthurian poem "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and its relationship to the medieval chivalric ideology that became ritualized in the "Order of the Garter" and other European knightly orders of the period.
Additionally, Howard all but sidesteps the ritualized sex that's a big part of the goddess worship-crazy novel, and completely snuffs out the romantic spark between Langdon and Sophie.
With blunt sincerity, Nordstrom describes a ritualized life of privileged-class peccadilloes.
W)righting" is the act of recreating African American narratives that had been erased, or ignored through performative rites that pull the action from both conventional and ritualized time.