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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 25 citing Rituals of Childhood: Jewish Acculturation in Medieval Europe. 

From Boys to Men: Formations of Masculinity in Late Medieval Europe

Ruth Mazo Karras - History - 2003 - 246 pages
While the social identity of women in medieval society hinged largely on the ritual of marriage, identity for men was derived from belonging to a particular group. Knights ...
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Staging and Stagers in Modern Jewish Palestine: The Creation of Festive Lore ...

Jacob Shavit, Shoshana Sitton - Religion - 2004 - 205 pages
By analyzing key aspects of Hebrew culture, this book adds new dimension to the anthropological, sociological, and historical studies dealing with folklore, rituals, and festivals.
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Ancient Jewish Magic: A History

Gideon Bohak - History - 2008 - 483 pages
Jewish magic : a contradiction in terms? -- Jewish magic in the Second Temple period -- Jewish magic in late antiquity -- The "insider" evidence -- Non-Jewish elements in late ...
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Blood and Belief: The Circulation of a Symbol Between Jews and Christians

David Biale - Religion - 2007 - 299 pages
"A wonderful, rich, and fascinating book, and a great read. Biale explores the meanings of blood within Jewish and Christian cultures from the blood of the sacrifices of the ...
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Childhood in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: The Results of a Paradigm ...

Albrecht Classen - History - 2005 - 444 pages
Review text: "[...] this is an anthology of substantial weight."Daniel T. Kline in: http://www.h-net.org/reviews10/2008 In short, this volume will certainly become an important ...
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Culture and Human Development

Jaan Valsiner - Social Science - 2000 - 319 pages
This major new textbook by Jaan Valsiner focuses on the interface between cultural psychology and developmental psychology. Intended for students from undergraduate level ...
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Deeply Into the Bone: Re-Inventing Rites of Passage

Ronald L. Grimes - Self-Help - 2000 - 393 pages
Over the past two decades, North Americans have become increasingly interested in understanding and reclaiming the rites that mark significant life passages. In the absence of ...
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Deeply Into the Bone: Re-inventing Rites of Passage

Ronald L. Grimes - Religion - 2000 - 384 pages
"There is no other book even remotely like this. Deeply into the Bone is an exceptional, imaginative book on the topic of rites and the shaping of human life. Grimes is one of ...
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Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism

Daniel Boyarin - Religion - 1999 - 247 pages
Scholars have come to realize that we can and need to speak of a twin birth of Christianity and Judaism, not a genealogy in which one is parent to the other. In this book, the ...
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