The Sacred Dance

The Sacred Dance

First published in 1923, this book presents a discussion of 'the part played by the Sacred Dance among the peoples of antiquity'. Chapters include 'The origin and purposes of the sacred dance', 'Dances in celebration of victory' and 'The sacred dance as a marriage rite'. The text was written by the well-known theologian and biblical scholar W. O. E. Oesterley (1866-1950). This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in perspectives on anthropology and religion.


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Publisher Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 1316601633
Pages 249 pages
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