Snert : ritual-liturgical measurements and recipes for social capital

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dc.contributor.author Wepener, Cas, 1972-
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-10T06:16:57Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-10T06:16:57Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11
dc.description.abstract The questions of how social capital is measured and how it is generated have received ample attention in recent years. This article is an attempt at making a modest contribution towards addressing these issues and specifically also as a contribution from the fields of Liturgical and Ritual Studies. It is argued that commensality can be taken as both lens/barometer with regard to the presence or absence of social capital, as well as being a potential generator of social capital. In order to arrive at this conclusion regarding food and the eating habits of humankind, the phenomenon of commensality and its relation to social capital is approached here from three different angles, namely Social Anthropology, New Testament Studies and Ethnography. en
dc.identifier.citation Wepener, C., 2010, ‘Snert: Ritual-liturgical measurements and recipes for social capital’, Verbum et Ecclesia 31(1), Art. #407, 7 pages. DOI: 10.4102/ ve.v31i1.407 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1609-9982
dc.identifier.other 10.4102/ ve.v31i1.407
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/15242
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher OpenJournals Publishing en_US
dc.rights © 2010. The Authors. Licensee: OpenJournals Publishing. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License. en_US
dc.subject Religious rituals en
dc.subject.lcsh Commensalism en
dc.subject.lcsh Rites and ceremonies -- South Africa en
dc.subject.lcsh Poverty -- Religious aspects en
dc.subject.lcsh Social capital (Sociology) -- Religious aspects en
dc.title Snert : ritual-liturgical measurements and recipes for social capital en
dc.type Article en


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