Dance as phenomenon of human spirit

Богород, Анатолій Володимирович (2015) Dance as phenomenon of human spirit Грані: науково-теоретичний і громадсько-політичний альманах (112). pp. 199-202. ISSN 2077-1800

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The article considers the dance as a phenomenon of the human spirit in non-material, religious and cultural life of society in different cultural and historical environments, as a special manifestation of mental and spiritual condition of humankind in close connection with religious and mythological worldview. There have been collected and processed various ideas about dance of eminent philosophers of the past and present, theologians and religious leaders. For the first time the author of the paper gathers in one study positive and negative statements about dance as a phenomenon of the human spirit. The major scope of people dance heritage and the most common types of dance activities in the life of individual human communities are analyzed. The dance concepts of the terrestrial and extraterrestrial origin, which are nowadays actively dispersed among scholars, are presented for the first time in the given paper. The role of dance in developing the spiritual component of humanity in different historical formations and religious teachings, its place in the minds and outlook representatives of academia and the general public, is illuminated. Particular attention is paid to dance culture of Eastern Slavs in close connection with Slavic mythology and Slavic beliefs. The author of the paper argues that people will never get rid of their ability to dance what bodily manifests mental and spiritual status of human beings.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: dance; dance activities; religion; ritual; mythological philosophy; religious philosophy; spirit; spirituality; choreography concept;
Subjects: Статті у журналах > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Divisions: Факультети > Історико-філософський факультет > Кафедра філософії
Depositing User: ст. виклад Анатолій Богород
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2016 13:19
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2016 13:19

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