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Mighty stories, dangerous rituals : weaving together the human and the divine / Herbert Anderson and Edward Foley.

By: Anderson, Herbert, 1936- [author.].
Contributor(s): Foley, Edward [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 2019Edition: Fortress Press edition.Description: xxiv, 212 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1506454798; 9781506454795.Subject(s): Storytelling -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Pastoral theology | Rites and ceremoniesDDC classification: 253 Summary: "Herbert Anderson and Edward Foley reveal how when stories and rituals work together, they have the potential to be both mighty and dangerous--mighty in their ability to lift us up and help us make these connections beyond ourselves and dangerous in challenging us to learn to live with complexity and contradiction. Ministers, worship leaders, and pastoral caregivers can use this approach to show how much more meaningful a baptism, wedding, or funeral can be when liturgy is made to include and recognize the personal stories of those involved"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Herbert Anderson and Edward Foley reveal how when stories and rituals work together, they have the potential to be both mighty and dangerous--mighty in their ability to lift us up and help us make these connections beyond ourselves and dangerous in challenging us to learn to live with complexity and contradiction. Ministers, worship leaders, and pastoral caregivers can use this approach to show how much more meaningful a baptism, wedding, or funeral can be when liturgy is made to include and recognize the personal stories of those involved"--

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