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*Courson, Jim 1998 “Deepening the Bonds of Christian Community: Applying Rite of Passage Structure to the Discipling Process in Taiwan.” Missiology: An International Review. 26:301-313. Eliade, Mircea 1959 The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion. Trans. Willard R. Trask. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. *Finn, Thomas M. 1989 “Ritual Process and the Survival of Early Christianity: A Study of the Apostolic Tradition of Hippolytus.” Journal of Ritual Studies. 3:69-89. *Roach, Elizabeth M. 1988 “Transformation of Christian Ritual in the Pacific: Samoan White Sunday.” Missiology: An International Review. 16:173-182. Turner, Victor 1977  The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Zahniser, A. H. Mathias 1997 Symbol and Ceremony: Making Disciples across Cultures. Monrovia, CA: MARC Publications. Reading Packet A reading packet is available at the Cokesbury Bookstore containing Courson 1998, Finn 1989, and Roach 1988 (marked with an asterisk above).
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