A Szentháromság és személyeinek kifejezése a magyar görög katolikus vallásgyakorlat gesztusaiban

Szabó, Irén: A Szentháromság és személyeinek kifejezése a magyar görög katolikus vallásgyakorlat gesztusaiban. In: "Oh, boldogságos háromság" : tanulmányok a Szentháromág tiszteletéről, (12). pp. 185-196. (2003)

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Abstract

The essay is an example for a hardly analyzed field of Hungarian ethnology, the research of gestures. It introduces from the worship of the Hungarian Greek Catholic Church some gestures which represent the Holy Trinity. First the author talks about those movements and liturgical elements, which represent the Holy Spirit in the form of the objects and in the triple repetitions of certain signs (bow, kiss, sign of the cross, part of a text). The Father is not represented in an independent form of gestures. Meanwhile the Son and the Holy Spirit have their own rich symbolic expressions. The symbolic forms of the Son - Jesus Christ - appear not only in the process of the liturgy but in the paraliturgy and in the practice of folk custom, too. For instance, the sign of the cross representing the dual character of the Son. The essay analyzes the priest's blessing movement as a many-sided communicational gesture. During the blessing the priest's right hand fingers show the Greek name of Jesus Christ, conveying an understandable verbal information. The verbal, sung and the verbal, non-sounding movements of the priest's fingers are based on each other. The author analyzes the kiss and afflation as the mediatory gesture of the Eucharist. The Holy Spirit appears as a breeze or wind in the movement of the afflation and kiss. Apart from the description and analysis of the gestures the essay shows their correspondence with the liturgical texts and customs. It introduces the use of the gestures inside and even outside the church.

Item Type: Book Section
Other title: Expression of the Holy Trinity and its persons in the gestures of the Hungarian Greek catholic religiosity
Journal or Publication Title: "Oh, boldogságos háromság" : tanulmányok a Szentháromág tiszteletéről
Date: 2003
Volume: 12
ISSN: 1419-1288
ISBN: 963 9484 76 8
Page Range: pp. 185-196
Series Name: Szegedi vallási néprajzi könyvtár
Related URLs: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/70236/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Szentháromság, Vallási kultusz - magyar, Ikonográfia - keresztény, Vallásos művészet - keresztény, Görögkatolikus egyház - Magyarország
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: 193. p. és a lábjegyzetekben ; ill. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 06. Humanities
06. Humanities > 06.03. Philosophy, ethics and religion
06. Humanities > 06.03. Philosophy, ethics and religion > 06.03.04. Religious studies
Date Deposited: 2020. Sep. 18. 09:07
Last Modified: 2020. Sep. 18. 09:07
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/70325

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