Tag Archives: Religion


Christ is Risen

Piece R: “Christ is Risen!” O: “He is Risen Indeed!” Context On Easter, one would greet another those they meet with “Christ is Risen!” and that person is supposed to respond with “He is Risen Indeed!” The informant makes this exchange with people at their church and family members when waking them in the morning…. Continue Reading »

Meaning of the Dove’s Cooing

Context: The following is an account from the informant, my father, that was told to him in a casual setting during his childhood in a Pakistani village. Background: The informant was recounting some common sayings that his aunts and older relatives mentioned in their everyday life. This particular saying is an explanation for the cooing… Continue Reading »