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RITES OF PASSAGE

RITES OF PASSAGE. Rituals conducted at different stages of life, from conception until death and after, are means through which human beings live and act religiously. The terms "life-cycle rituals" or "rites de passage," as described by Arnold van Gennep, embrace ritualistic ceremonies associated with conception, birth, puberty, marriage, death, and other significant events. The transformative effect of rites of passage reinforces the religious worldview at both the individual and communal le ...more

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