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Sacred waters : a cross-cultural compendium of hallowed springs and holy wells / edited by Celeste Ray.

Contributor(s): Ray, R. Celeste [editor.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Abingdon ; New Yourk : Routledge, 2020Description: xviii, 397 ; ilustr. : 24 cm.ISBN: 9780367445126; 9780367445133.Subject(s): sveta voda | izvori - religijski aspekt | izvori - folklorDDC classification: 398.26 Online resources: Opis djela, sadržaj, bilješka o urednici i recenzija (Routledge)
Contents:
Holy wells and sacred springs / Celeste Ray -- Fons et Origo : observations on sacred springs in classical antiquity and traditions / Christopher M. McDonough -- Water sources and the sacred in modern and ancient Greece / Evy Johanne Håland -- Life and death from the watery underworld : ancient Maya interaction with caves and cenotes / Nicholas Dunning -- "Go drink from the spring and wash there" : the healing waters of Lourdes / Michael Agnew -- The well of Zamzam : a pilgrimage site and curative water in Islam / Ahmad Ghabin -- Sacrality, waterfront sacred places in India : myths and the making of place / Rana P.B. Singh -- Freshwater sources and their relational contexts in Indigenous Australia : views from the past and present / Liam Brady -- Inca shrines : deities in stone and water / Marco Curatola Petrocchi -- Dragon wells and sacred springs in China / Jean DeBernardi, Yan Jie and Ma Junhong -- The sacred springs of the Tewa Pueblos, New Mexico / Richard Ford -- Divine waters in Ethiopia : the source from heaven and indigenous water-worlds in the Lake Tana Region / Terje Oestigaard and Gedef Abawa Firew -- Ori Aiye : a holy well among the ondo in Southeastern Yorubaland, Nigeria / Raheem Oluwafunminiyi and Ajisola Omojeje -- Sacred wells of Banaras : glorifications, ritual practices and healing / Vera Lazzaretti -- Yaksutŏ : Korean sacred mineral spring water / Hong-key Yoon -- Sacred hierarchy, festival cycles and water veneration at Chalma in Central Mexico / Ramiro Gómez Arzapalo Dorantes -- Between fons and foundation : managing a French holy well in the Miracula Sancti Theoderici / Kate M. Craig -- Finnaun y doudec seint : a holy spring in early medieval Brycheiniog, Wales / Andy Seaman -- Gvendarbrunnur of medieval Iceland / Margaret Cormack -- A higher level of immersion : a contemporary freshwater mikvah pool in Israel / Robert Phillips -- Waters at the edge : sacred springs and spatiality in southwest Finnish village landscapes / John Björkman -- Memory and martyrs : holy springs in Western Siberia / Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby -- Sacred and healing springs in the Republic of Macedonia / Snežana Filipova -- Water sanctuaries of Hatay, Turkey / Jens Kreinath -- Sacred Waters of Haitian Vodou : the pilgrimage of Sodo / Elizabeth McAlister -- The Olympic Mountains and the sacrality of water in the Klallam world / Cailín Murray -- Back into the light : water and the indigenous uncanny in northeastern Japan / Ellen Schattschneider -- With sacred springs, without holy wells : the case of Estonia / Heiki Valk -- Holy wells of Wychwood Forest, England / Martin Haigh -- Holy wells and trees in Poland as an element of local and national identity / Wojciech Bedyński -- Visiting holy wells in seventeenth-century Sweden : the case of St. Ingemo's Well in Dala / Terese Zachrisson -- The Buddha's thumb, Nāga legends, and blessings of health : sacred water and religious practice in Thailand / Rachelle M. Scott -- At the end of the field, a pot of nemunai is boiling : a study of Lithuanian springs / Vykintas Vaitkevičius -- Hydrogeological characteristics of Irish holy wells / Bruce Misstear, Laurence Gill, Cora McKenna and Ronan Foley -- The holy springs of Russia's Orel Region : traditions of place and environmental care / Jane Costlow -- Sentient springs and sources of life : water, climate change and worldmaking practices in the Andes / Astrid B. Stensrud -- Cures, Flora and Fauna : Ireland's holy wells as sites of biocultural diversity / Celeste Ray.
Summary: "Describing sacred waters and their associated traditions in over thirty countries and across multiple time periods, this book identifies patterns in panhuman hydrolatry. Supplying life's most basic daily need, freshwater sources were most likely the earliest sacred sites, and the first protected and contested resource. Guarded by taboos, rites and supermundane forces, freshwater sources have also been considered thresholds to otherworlds. Often associated with also venerated stones, trees and healing flora, sacred water sources are sites of biocultural diversity. Addressing themes that will shape future water research, this volume examines cultural perceptions of water's sacrality that can be employed to foster resilient human-environmental relationships in the growing water crises of the twenty-first century. The work combines perspectives from anthropology, religious studies, sociology, geography, archaeology, history and folklore"--
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Holy wells and sacred springs / Celeste Ray -- Fons et Origo : observations on sacred springs in classical antiquity and traditions / Christopher M. McDonough -- Water sources and the sacred in modern and ancient Greece / Evy Johanne Håland -- Life and death from the watery underworld : ancient Maya interaction with caves and cenotes / Nicholas Dunning -- "Go drink from the spring and wash there" : the healing waters of Lourdes / Michael Agnew -- The well of Zamzam : a pilgrimage site and curative water in Islam / Ahmad Ghabin -- Sacrality, waterfront sacred places in India : myths and the making of place / Rana P.B. Singh -- Freshwater sources and their relational contexts in Indigenous Australia : views from the past and present / Liam Brady -- Inca shrines : deities in stone and water / Marco Curatola Petrocchi -- Dragon wells and sacred springs in China / Jean DeBernardi, Yan Jie and Ma Junhong -- The sacred springs of the Tewa Pueblos, New Mexico / Richard Ford -- Divine waters in Ethiopia : the source from heaven and indigenous water-worlds in the Lake Tana Region / Terje Oestigaard and Gedef Abawa Firew -- Ori Aiye : a holy well among the ondo in Southeastern Yorubaland, Nigeria / Raheem Oluwafunminiyi and Ajisola Omojeje -- Sacred wells of Banaras : glorifications, ritual practices and healing / Vera Lazzaretti -- Yaksutŏ : Korean sacred mineral spring water / Hong-key Yoon -- Sacred hierarchy, festival cycles and water veneration at Chalma in Central Mexico / Ramiro Gómez Arzapalo Dorantes -- Between fons and foundation : managing a French holy well in the Miracula Sancti Theoderici / Kate M. Craig -- Finnaun y doudec seint : a holy spring in early medieval Brycheiniog, Wales / Andy Seaman -- Gvendarbrunnur of medieval Iceland / Margaret Cormack -- A higher level of immersion : a contemporary freshwater mikvah pool in Israel / Robert Phillips -- Waters at the edge : sacred springs and spatiality in southwest Finnish village landscapes / John Björkman -- Memory and martyrs : holy springs in Western Siberia / Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby -- Sacred and healing springs in the Republic of Macedonia / Snežana Filipova -- Water sanctuaries of Hatay, Turkey / Jens Kreinath -- Sacred Waters of Haitian Vodou : the pilgrimage of Sodo / Elizabeth McAlister -- The Olympic Mountains and the sacrality of water in the Klallam world / Cailín Murray -- Back into the light : water and the indigenous uncanny in northeastern Japan / Ellen Schattschneider -- With sacred springs, without holy wells : the case of Estonia / Heiki Valk -- Holy wells of Wychwood Forest, England / Martin Haigh -- Holy wells and trees in Poland as an element of local and national identity / Wojciech Bedyński -- Visiting holy wells in seventeenth-century Sweden : the case of St. Ingemo's Well in Dala / Terese Zachrisson -- The Buddha's thumb, Nāga legends, and blessings of health : sacred water and religious practice in Thailand / Rachelle M. Scott -- At the end of the field, a pot of nemunai is boiling : a study of Lithuanian springs / Vykintas Vaitkevičius -- Hydrogeological characteristics of Irish holy wells / Bruce Misstear, Laurence Gill, Cora McKenna and Ronan Foley -- The holy springs of Russia's Orel Region : traditions of place and environmental care / Jane Costlow -- Sentient springs and sources of life : water, climate change and worldmaking practices in the Andes / Astrid B. Stensrud -- Cures, Flora and Fauna : Ireland's holy wells as sites of biocultural diversity / Celeste Ray.

"Describing sacred waters and their associated traditions in over thirty countries and across multiple time periods, this book identifies patterns in panhuman hydrolatry. Supplying life's most basic daily need, freshwater sources were most likely the earliest sacred sites, and the first protected and contested resource. Guarded by taboos, rites and supermundane forces, freshwater sources have also been considered thresholds to otherworlds. Often associated with also venerated stones, trees and healing flora, sacred water sources are sites of biocultural diversity. Addressing themes that will shape future water research, this volume examines cultural perceptions of water's sacrality that can be employed to foster resilient human-environmental relationships in the growing water crises of the twenty-first century. The work combines perspectives from anthropology, religious studies, sociology, geography, archaeology, history and folklore"--

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