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Vol 10, No 1-2 (2019)

Special Issue: Books as Bodies and Sacred Beings

Guest Editor: James W. Watts

Table of Contents


Guest Editor’s Foreword PDF
James W. Watts 1-8


Performing Scriptures: Ritualizing Written Texts in Seolwi-seolgyeong, the Korean Shamanistic Recitation of Scriptures PDF
Yohan Yoo 9-25
Embodying the Qur’an PDF
Katharina Wilkens 26-37
Scriptures, Materiality, and the Digital Turn: The Iconicity of Sacred Texts in a Liminal Age PDF
Bradford A. Anderson 38-52
Being the Bible: Sacred Bodies and Iconic Books in Bring Your Bible to School Day PDF
Dorina Miller Parmenter 53-69
Body Building in the Hindu Tantric Tradition: The Advantages and Confusions of Scriptural Entextualization in the Worship of the Goddess Kālī” PDF
Rachel Fell McDermott 70-87
Saints’ Lives as Performance Art PDF
Virginia Burrus 88-102
Aspiring Narratives of Previous Births in Written and Visual Media from Ancient Gandhāra PDF
Jason Neelis 103-121
Daoist Writs and Scriptures as Sacred Beings PDF
Jihyun Kim 122-143
Books as Sacred Beings PDF
James W. Watts 144-157

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