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Dance

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Author(s): Gundlach, Helga Barbara | Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane | Kane, Thomas A.
[German Version] I. History of Religions – II. Dance, Gesture, Movement and Religion – III. Dance, Gesture, Movement and the Christian Tradition I. History of Religions In contrast to pure movement, dance consists of intentional, differentiated, recurring and rhythmic elements. Initially, natural rhythms such as the beating of the heart, rainfall or animal sounds were imitated and translated into movement. In early forms of culture, da…

Liturgical Dance

(425 words)

Author(s): Kane, Thomas A.
[German Version] is a type of religious or sacred dance by an individual, a group, or the entire worshiping assembly. In contrast to a performance, liturgical dance supports communal prayer. By bridging the visible and the invisible world of the spirit, liturgical ¶ dance serves the worship of the church by drawing the community into the mysteries of Christ, revealing new dimensions of the word of God, and witnessing to the beauty of God. The style and form of movement for worship are not set, but in process. Since the most diverse forms…

Tanz

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Author(s): Gundlach, Helga Barbara | Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane | Kane, Thomas A.
[English Version] I. Religionsgeschichtlich Im Unterschied zur reinen Bewegung beinhaltet T. zielgerichtete, ausdifferenzierte, wiederkehrende und rhythmische Elemente. Zunächst wurden natürliche Rhythmen wie Herzklopfen, Regenprasseln oder Tiergeräusche imitiert und in Bewegung umgesetzt. In frühen Kulturformen war der T. als ursprünglichstes selbstverständliches Kommunikationsmittel mit sich, anderen Menschen, Übermenschlichem und zur Umweltbewältigung in den Alltag integriert. Im Laufe der Zeit …