First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Editorial: Come Together /CLAIRE MACDONALD -- Body/Space/Worship: Performance theology and liturgical expressions of belief /PETER CLVETTA -- Spectres of Exchange: Rights and resources in LoiAaida liberation-theology passion play performance /LARAD. NIELSEN -- Ecstasy and Pain: The ritualistic dimensions of performance practice /RINAARYA -- ‘Secular Sacredness’ in the Ritual Theatre of Nicolas Ndhez /DEBORA HΜIDDLETON -- Liturgy and Mass Spectacle: The case of Catholic mass theatre in Flanders during the interwar period /THOMAS CROMBEZ -- Bearing Witness to the (In)visible Activism and the Performance of Witness in Islamic Orthopraxy /DOMINI KABENNACER -- Equal are the Maasai and God /MALCOLM FLOYD -- Local Diasporas / Global Trajectories: New aspects of religious ‘performance’ in British Tamil Hindu practice /ANN DAVID -- The Rhetoric of Ritual: Transformation as revelation and congregational liturgical dance as performance theory /CLAIRE MARIA CHAMBERS BLACK STOCK -- Avant-garde Poetry’s ‘New Spirit’ between Text and Performance: Congregating to disperse and re-member /ROMANA HUK -- Become: Secret acts in the work of Kate Davis /KIRSTEN NORRIE -- A Mountain Communion [artists’ page] /NATHAN WALKER &, ELAN ORSTANNAGE -- The Divine Spaces of Metaphysical Spectacle: Ruth St Denis and Denishawn Dance Theatre at Lewisohn Stadium, the esoteric model in American performance /SUSAN TENNERIELLO -- Walking, Standing, Sitting Like a Duck: Three instances of invasive, reparative behaviour /CAROL BECKER -- The Liturgical Lens /MEGAN MACDONALD -- Wholly Unholy: Religious iconography in Israeli art and performance /SHARONARΟNSΟN - LEHAVI & NISSIM GAL -- Congregation and Performance: Experiential metaphysics in Hotel Pro Forma’s Operation: Orfeo and jeA u a_ c_od d_A ize /KIM SKJOLDAGER - NIELSEN -- The Drama of Liturgy and the Liturgy of Drama /SAMUEL WELLS -- Mouth to Mouth, Body and Blood: Self in congregation /EMILY ANDERSON -- Sonorous map and Well at the whorl’s end [artists’ pages] /NORMAN SHAW -- Notes on Contributors.