The Anthropology of Eastern Religions: Ideas, Organizations, by Murray J. Leaf

By Murray J. Leaf

The world's "great" religions rely on traditions of great scholarship, devoted to protecting their key texts but in addition to figuring out them and, consequently, to debating what knowing itself is and the way top to do it. additionally they have very important public missions of many forms, and their principles and firms effect many different vital associations, together with executive, legislations, schooling, and kinship. Anthropology of japanese Religions: rules, agencies, and Constituencies is a comparative survey of the world's significant spiritual traditions as specialist organizations and, frequently, as social routine. Documenting the primary rules at the back of japanese non secular traditions from an anthropological point of view, Murray J. Leaf demonstrates how those rules were utilized in construction inner corporations that mobilize or fail to mobilize exterior aid.

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87 Here horses and mules evoke opposing but complementary worlds: the official one of the polis and the counter world of the symposium. Dionysos and his satyrs and maenads are less often found in the work of Oltos’ contemporary, the cup painter Epiktetos, and his circle. 88 The god may even be completely absent, as is the case with the work of the, even less distinguished, Epeleios Painter. 91 In the tondo of 84 The combination satyr-donkey frequently occurs, see Lissarrague 2013, 130. 5; ba 207517 (Oionokles Painter); Reading, Univ.

215, pl. 9, figs 26 a–b. 56 Not so Martine Denoyelle in Heilmeyer 1991, 221, who thinks the satyr is leaving. 57 Isler-Kerényi 2007, figs 68 and 69. 2); ba 200117. 59 Giuliani 1991, 16–18. 1); ba 200102. 61 See below Chapter 6. Dionysos For Athens, Dionysos For All 33 figure 12 Stamnos, Smikros, Brussels, Musées Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire A 717, side A (Pfuhl 1923, iii, 120, fig. 388). 63 Both sides of the vase contain the imposing figure of a satyr; one performs an ecstatic weapon dance, the other plays the double flute with great abandon.

She carries a thyrsos and a live fawn. Like Herakles, Ganymede was a mortal admitted to the Olympus, a change of status that belonged to the type of events controlled by Dionysos. 81 We see him here with a partner, Ariadne or Semele, as the fourth divine couple, next to Zeus and Hera, Poseidon and Amphitrite, and Aphrodite and Ares. 83 77 Mommsen 2002/03, 25 f. 15); ba 200281. 3 and 5 (“near Oltos”). 75); ba 200511. 80 Tarquinia rc 6848: see above note 55. 1); ba 200108. 82 Isler-Kerényi 2008a, 76 f.

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