This book charts rites of passage in 73 countries — birth and childhood, initiation and adolescence, marriage and adulthood, death and remembrance. Over 200 color and black and white photographs evoke the powerful feelings which emerge from ritual. Leading writers in the fields of anthropology, religion and philosophy help attune our senses to the sacred dimensions of life.
The Circle of Life Rituals from the Human Family Album
Reflections on rites of passage in 73 countries -- from birth to death and all that lies between.