Word of the Week: benediction

As in: “In the concert the audience receives both a type of benediction and a charge to take responsibility, as Santana sends forth the audience from this spiritual encounter to do good to each other and to the wider world beyond the confines of the shared experience” (Aponte, 2012, p.49). 

Aponte, E. D. (2012). Santo!: Varieties of Latino/a spirituality.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

For definitions of benediction, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.

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