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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ritual

A ritual "is a sequence of activities involving gestures, words, and objects, performed in a ... The field of ritual studies has seen a number of conflicting definitions of the term. .... Individuals are held to communally approved customs that evoke a ... Some rites are oriented towards seasonal changes, and may be fixed by the ...

www.gradesaver.com/the-lottery-and-other-stories/q-and-a/many-modern-customs-or-rituals-have-been-developed-from-primitive-orgins-for-example-the-decorations-of-a-christmas-tree-can-you-identify-some-others-what-would-set-them-apart-from-the-ritual-stoning-in-this-story-48831

many modern customs or rituals have been developed from primitive ... Can you identify some others? what would set them apart from the ritual ...

mb-soft.com/believe/txo/primitiv.htm

... isolated, preliterate cultures which have not developed urban and technologically ... Theories of the nature of primitive religion have moved between two poles: one ... and that the difference between the thinking of primitive and modern people ... Puberty rituals are often accompanied with ceremonial circumcision or some ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Cultural_Anthropology/Ritual_and_Religion

Some rituals across religions, like fasting, and some rituals are specific to ... three stages: primitive magic, which was displaced by religion, which in turn ..... The modern world still has many beliefs that would fit in the category of "myth," ..... If a church is already developed but does not have a pastor (or minister/reverend) yet , ...

www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-culture

Containing facts and information about customs, traditions, dances, culture, habits, ... All of our articles are accompanied by pictures, paintings and many have ... The primitive religions and traditions of the Native Americans was based on the ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1988790

Jul 9, 2007 ... In modern times, sacred trees were never recorded, in Israel, as centres ... Some of the customs related to sacred trees have already been considered ..... trees, waters, etc., are another connecting link with primitive religions".

www.ancient.eu/burial

Burial of the dead in the ground has been traced back over 100,000 years of ... of 15 people buried in a cave along with their tools and other ritual artifacts. ... The pyramids were tombs, lineally descended from the most primitive of burial mounds. .... developed into the most common customs surrounding modern day burials, ...

www.crystalinks.com/mythology1.html

Fables, like some myths, feature personified animals or natural objects as characters. ... The modern concept of the fairy tale seems not to be found earlier than the .... A close study of myth has developed in the West, especially since the 18th century. .... He interpreted ancient Greek rituals by relating them to customs of the ...

www.indiana-fda.org/the-basics-of-funeral-service

In his primitive mind, live and death events were the acts of spirits. ... Some tribes would set up a ring of fire around the bodies of their dead to singe the wings ... Many of our funeral customs have their historical basis in pagan rituals. ... The writer Cassius maintained that embalming was developed to provide a solution to the ...