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All we want is permission to do self- flagellation on the occasion of Muharram," Haidar added.
Public flagellation, crucifixion, and the like are no longer practiced, but the dramatization of the Passion events, especially the meeting of Jesus and Mary, provide the basis for understanding the Penitentes and their spirituality.
At the same time, health officials have warned that crucifixion and flagellation could be dangerous to all devotees.
We did all the flagellation scenes over one day - Flagellation Day," jokes McShane.
The Good Friday procession begins at the Monastery of Flagellation, where Jesus was beaten, mocked and crowned with thorns, according to their belief.
Niklaus Largier develops a model of flagellation as an ecstatic corporeality based in renuciation and mimesis by slowly and methodically basing flagellation in medieval religious practice.
It is a book of encyclopedic scope, bringing under its purview not only the wealth of early Christian and medieval ascetic and mystical devotional literature in which flagellation occupies center stage, but also the polemics that early modernity's Reformation movements in Europe bring to bear on these practices, including their "de-mystification" into "mere" erotics; flagellation's polemical recuperation as anti-rational imaginative arousal in libertine philosophical writings; modernity's discursive capture of flagellation within medical-psychological categories of perversion, pathology, and sexuality; and, finally, the persistence of flagellation's transfigurative potential in decadentist writing and postmodern artistic practice.
Electronic leashes are contributing in no small way to that most modern and self-inflicted form of flagellation, unending stress.
For the specificity of Penitente worship Carroll analyzes the practice of flagellation, and for the brotherhood's organization he remarks on the prominence of patriarchal morada authority.
He takes his flagellation very seriously, and he is in an enormous amount of pain.
Ms Kelly, who's just been appointed Secretary of State for Communities, is a practising member of the wacky cult Opus Dei, which not only preaches self flagellation but that homosexuality is a sin.
For instance, the Naples Flagellation of Christ contradicts the belief that Caravaggio cultivated a consistent 'late style'.