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Vol 8, No 1-2 (2012)

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Table of Contents

Special Issue Editorial

Editor's Introduction PDF
James W. Watts 1-3

Special Issue Articles

What the Book Arts Can Teach Us About Sacred Texts: The Aesthetic Dimension of Scripture PDF
S. Brent Plate 5-25
How the Bible Feels: The Christian Bible as Effective and Affective Object PDF
Dorina Miller Parmenter 27-37
Engaging All the Senses: On Multi-sensory Stimulation in the Process of Making and Inaugurating a Torah Scroll PDF
Marianne Schleicher 39-56
On Instant Scripture and Proximal Texts: Some Insights into the Sensual Materiality of Texts and their Ritual Roles in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond PDF
Christian Frevel 57-79
Touching Books, Touching Art: Tactile Dimensions of Sacred Books in the Medieval West PDF
David Ganz 81-113
Infusions and Fumigations: Literacy Ideologies and Therapeutic Aspects of the Qurʾan PDF
Katharina Wilkens 115-136
Seeing, Touching, Holding, and Swallowing Tibetan Buddhist Texts PDF
Cathy Cantwell 137-160
Neo-Confucian Sensory Readings of Scriptures: The Reading Methods of Chu Hsi and Yi Hwang PDF
Yohan Yoo 161-172
Scriptures' Indexical Touch PDF
James W. Watts 173-184

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