Day: August 11, 2016

Why cutting the cake is important: the observation and creation of ritual

“Ritual formation is a tricky process, religious experts said. Church members don’t always agree on how well-established rituals function, or how to ensure that a new ceremony is distinctly Episcopalian or Jewish or Islamic. “Creating new rituals is extremely dangerous. Unless you do it well, you run the risk of undermining traditional rituals,” said Rabbi Geller.