Prilutskii Andrei

Hermeneutics of Ritual From Habitual to Sacral

Prilutskii Andrei (2015) "Hermeneutics of Ritual From Habitual to Sacral ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia I : Bogoslovie. Filosofiia, 2015, vol. 59, pp. 55-61 (in Russian).

DOI of the paper: 10.15382/sturI201559.55-61


The article represents an attempt to analyze peculiarities of the formation and development of the discourses of ritual. Author describes the results of semiotic and hermeneutic researches of ritual which are based on the concept of genetic connection religious ritual and sentences in natural language. The purpose of the study is, to identify features perpetrated of everyday actions that affect its ritualization. Ritual text is considered as inter discursive space in which situationally present a diff erent levels of values. Author uses the philosophical understanding of the concept of habitual and its linguistic expression. The article deals basic conditions which there should correspond the ritual text, and analysis of the connection between habitual action and perception of sacredness appropriate ritual. As an illustration, author used in the article any modern data of studies of religious. Studies carried out in the framework of semiotic and hermeneutic approaches. The author uses the elements of discourse analysis and comparative historical studies. Results of research are relevant to contemporary religious study, philosophy of religion and theology.


ritual, habitual, discourse ritual, Text, ritual language, hermeneutics, features ritual, religious communication


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