By Guild for Engaged Liminality

From the origins of the discipline of liminality to contemporary applications of the many disciplines, find your liminal library here.

Liminal Reality and Transformational Power: Revised Edition: Transition, Renewal and Hope

Timothy Carson

$23.00

A multi-disciplinary exploration of liminality and application to practical theology

Neither Here Nor There: The Many Voices of Liminality

Timothy Carson

$30.00

An international collection of multiple voices describing liminality from their varied contexts

Beyond the Threshold: Explorations of Liminality in Literature

$97.95

A collection of essays relating liminality to the intersections between cultures

Breaking Boundaries: Varieties of Liminality

$135.00

A collection of articles that relate liminality to political science, especially internationally

Landscapes of Liminality: Between Space and Place

$180.00

An exploration of the way that liminality functions in different genres of literature

The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure

Victor Turner

$61.14

Turner's landmark book based on his model-busting lecture series

The Rites of Passage, Second Edition

Arnold Van Gennep

$30.00

van Gennep's book that placed anthropology in the center of almost every other discipline

Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

Mary Douglas

$31.14

Taking a deep dive into cultural life and symbology, Douglas explores the danger implicit in the social margins

Crossroads: The Quest for Contemporary Rites of Passage

$53.00

An assortment of liminal luminaries write about the mythical underpinnings of the experience of intersection, boundary and liminal domain.

Betwixt and Between: Patterns of Masculine and Feminine Initiation

$58.00

This interdisciplinary collection of 31 essays centers on the basic elements of initiations and rites of passage.

The Hero and the Goddess: The Odyssey as Pathway to Personal Transformation

Jean Houston

$18.95

The mythical underpinnings of initiation and the great journey of the soul through the sage of the Odyssey.

Ritual: Power, Healing and Community

Malidoma Patrice Some

$15.00 $13.80

Rites of initiation and transformation from the indigenous in tribal Africa.

A Postmodern Theology of Ritual Action

Jonathan L. Best

$30.00

A unique work that seeks to explore where we find meaning within ritual and actions within the church. Bridging hermeneutics, philosophy, and postmodern thought, this work seeks to explore how to do theology with the community through conversation