Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sweat-house.
“Immediately he incorporated requests for precipitation into his daily prayers and sweat-lodge ceremonies.”
“According to the Arizona Republic, on November 19th, James Arthur Ray "was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for the deaths of three people at a sweat-lodge ceremony he led near Sedona, punishment years less than what relatives of the victims had hoped for.”
“A Vesuvius of spittle and sweat, with lips aquiver and eyes bugged-out, Fleck's devo-esque performance provides him with a sweat-lodge purge and us with a fascinating look at faulty-idol worship that pre-dates, by a couple of decades, Michael Jackson.”
“Juror questions to the two Arizona medical examiners testifying for the prosecution ranged from what advice one would give people about to participate in a sweat-lodge event to whether a body could sweat properly in a highly humid environment, to how much organophosphates it would take to kill someone in two hours.”
“Yes, I realize the word "cult" is a loaded word in these days of sweat-lodge suffocation, but consider the characteristics of cults.”
“No charges have been filed in the sweat-lodge incident.”
“He's the self-help guru who presided over a sweat-lodge ceremony in October that ended with three people dead and more than a dozen injured.”
“As we've been telling you, three followers of James Arthur Ray died in a sweat-lodge ceremony he presided over.”
“And, you know, still these sweat-lodge treatments have been done for hundreds of years under the aegis of the wisdom traditions, and they know what they're doing.”
“You know, in New Mexico, they've been doing sweat-lodge treatments for years.”
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