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Author Lightstone, Jack N.,
Title Ritual and ethnic identity : a comparative study of the social meaning of liturgical ritual in synagogues / Jack N. Lightstone and Frederick B. Bird.
Imprint Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [1995]

Author Lightstone, Jack N.,
Subject Judaism -- Canada -- Liturgy.
Judaism -- Canada.
Jews -- Canada -- Psychology.
Alt Name Bird, Frederick B. (Frederick Bruce), 1938-
Description 1 online resource (232 pages)
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 5 The Use of Non-vernacular Language in the Sabbath Morning Service of a Reconstructionist Synagogue6 Ritual Performance in a Reform Sabbath Service -- 7 The Synagogue as a Symbol of Ethnic Identity: The Case of a Sephardi Congregation -- 8 Back to the Yeshiva: The Social Dynamics of an Orthodox Sabbath Morning Service -- 9 Sabbath Morning Services in a Traditional Conservative Synagogue -- PART 3 Between Congregation and Family -- 10 Contemporary Bar Mitzvah Rituals in Modern Orthodoxy -- 11 Jewish Mourning Rites: A Process of Resocialization
Table of contents -- Preface -- PART 1 Method, Theory and the Larger Context -- 1 Introduction: Liturgical Drama and Social Location: The Performance of Sabbath Morning Services in Several Canadian Synagogues -- 2 Ritual as Communicative Action -- 3 The Religion of Jewish Peoplehood: The Myth, Ritual and Institutions of the Civil Religion of Canadian Jewry -- PART 2 Congregational Liturgical Ritual -- 4 Ritual, Reality and Contemporary Society: The Case of a Reconstructionist Synagogue
12 Family Rituals and Religion: A Functional Analysis of Jewish and Christian Family Ritual PracticesGlossary -- A -- B -- D -- E -- G -- H -- K -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- Y -- Z -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
ISBN 9780889207288 (electronic bk.)
0889207283 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 923766184
Additional Format Print version: Lightstone, Jack N. Ritual and ethnic identity. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1995 0889202478 (DLC) 95184093 (OCoLC)34934212.

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