Castles of Scotland by David R. Cook

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1), which together, it seems, constitute religion. Notwithstanding the great usefulness of such a compendium, it is frankly a monumental testimony to a series of presumptions and presuppositions grounded in no argument or analytic justification whatsoever. There is no discussion of the assumption that cult and rite can constitute religion, or how they may do so; no definition of either “ritual” or “religion”; no account of the method that translates a range of empirical entries into grand generalizations about cult in different periods and contexts.

This is not only literary material, like the travel book of Pausanias or the liturgical writings of the Church Fathers, but also the vast range of documents from votive inscriptions to the epigraphy of sacred laws, from the reports of Church councils to the form of the Mass and the stational liturgies as preserved by ecclesiastical calendars. The material is not simply so much regulation. Nor is it factual information (or disinformation) that may be applied to extend or cef 13 14 cdf Jas� Elsner focus our archaeologically derived knowledge.

For an interesting critique of cognitive archaeology’s penchant to “study cognition of that which the archaeologist can also cognize, rather than move immediately to the necessarily speculative realm of cognition of the supernatural”; see Osborne 2004, p. 5. 23. For an anthropologist’s worries about the concept of ritual having become so broad and wet as to be useless, see Goody 1977. , Mylonopoulos 2008, p. ” 25. Kyriakidis 2007b, pp. 298–301. Panofsky 1955, pp. 30–31 and 40. 27. Of particular significance here is Panofsky’s development of Karl Mannheim’s sociological take on Weltanschauung (“worldview”) which Mannheim developed especially from reading the art history of Alois Riegl, and Pierre Bourdieu’s uses of Panofsky to create a nonreductive sociology.

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