The name of a god was his essential part in archaic and traditional cultures. It was believed that callingthe name of a god invokes him and makes him present. This faith used to be a part of a number of magicalpractices. Loud articulation of a god’s name was and still is an element of (among others) healingprocedures of shamanism, Hindu meditations or Christian exorcisms. The paper describes this phenomenonas a sign of performative character of language actions. It recalls old as well as contemporaryspeech acts which use the names of gods.
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Bem, Kazimierz Daugirdas, Kęstutis (1973- ) Pasek, Zbigniew (1958- ) Manikowska, Ewa Lasocińska, Estera Lenart, Mirosław Urbański, Piotr (1968- ) Popinigis, Danuta (1957- ) Skrzypek, Marian Instytut Historii Polskiej Akademii Nauk