publication . Article . 2020

Wigilijne sacrum – między religią a magią

Dominik Zimny;
Open Access Polish
  • Published: 23 Nov 2020
Abstract
The Christmas Eve sacred – between religion and magic In this publication Dominik Zimny is presenting the traditions and customs of the period of Christmas Eve in the area of southern Podlasie, namely the last week of December and the first week of January. During this period, depending on the religion, all living Christians experience a unique time – the time of Christmas. It has always been known that Christmas time differs substantially from ordinary time, as Christmas time was full of rituals and traditions which, apart from purely religious values, possessed both magical and worship aspects. In traditional culture, the religious context frequently accompani...
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free text keywords: Christmas, Christmas time, fasting, Christmas tree, Christmas Eve dinner, carols and caroling
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