Written representations of individual prayers

Frauhammer Krisztina: Written representations of individual prayers. In: Vallások, határok, kölcsönhatások = Religions, borders, interferences, (27). pp. 97-106. (2011)

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In recent years the attention ofa number ofobservers has been drawn to an increasingly popular, entirely informal prayer practice in written form. More and more books, visitors’ books and guestbooks are appearing at our shrines for visitors to record requests, prayers and declarations of gratitude, and their pages are filled with individual prayers. They are unusual because they allow us to observe a special communication situation, the written representation of an informal, non-normalised, oral manifestation. The writing often objectifies and even ritualises this special act ofprayer. The guestbooks ofshrines and parish churches offer everyone access to a forum for these exceptional occasions. In this article I would like to present such guestbooks, collected at Hungarian shrines, and the conclusions drawn from their comparative analysis.

Item Type: Book Section
Other title: Egyéni imák írásos reprezentációja
Journal or Publication Title: Vallások, határok, kölcsönhatások = Religions, borders, interferences
Date: 2011
Volume: 27
ISSN: 1419-1288
ISBN: 978 963 059 074 7
Page Range: pp. 97-106
Series Name: Szegedi vallási néprajzi könyvtár
Language: Hungarian, English
Related URLs: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/70244/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ima - keresztény, Népi vallásosság
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: 106. p. és a lábjegyzetekben ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 05. Social sciences
05. Social sciences > 05.04. Sociology
06. Humanities > 06.03. Philosophy, ethics and religion
Date Deposited: 2020. Sep. 23. 12:09
Last Modified: 2022. Feb. 04. 10:12
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/70439

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