The significance of sacred places : the contribution and limits of cognitive approaches to their research

Název: The significance of sacred places : the contribution and limits of cognitive approaches to their research
Zdrojový dokument: Sacra. 2009, roč. 7, č. 2, s. 49-61
Rozsah
49-61
  • ISSN
    1214-5351 (print)
    2336-4483 (online)
Type: Článek
Jazyk
anglicky
Licence: Neurčená licence
Abstrakt(y)
This study is concerned with the theory of anthropological and archaeological research of sacred places in the cultural context of hunter-gatherers societies. The cognitive approach is suggested as principal however some limits of its possible application are considered, as shown on the example of ritual behavior and of possible meaning and signifi cance of the sacred places themselves for the members of hunter-gatherers societies.
Note
  • This study was written with the support of the Grant fund of dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University.
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