Editor's Introduction

Authors

  • James W. Watts Syracuse University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/post.32701

Keywords:

material texts, iconic books, sacred texts

Author Biography

James W. Watts, Syracuse University

Professor in the Department of Religion

References

Graham, William A. 1987. Beyond the Written Word: Oral Aspects of Scripture in the History of Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Myrvold, Kristina, ed. 2010. The Death of Sacred Texts: Ritual Disposal and Renovation of Texts in World Religions. London: Ashgate.

Smith, Wilfred Cantwell. 1989. “Scripture as Form and Concept: Their Emergence for the Western World.” In Rethinking Scripture: Essays from a Comparative Perspective, edited by M. Levering, 29–57. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Watts, James W., ed. 2013. Iconic Books and Texts. London: Equinox.

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Published

2017-08-19

How to Cite

Watts, J. W. (2017). Editor’s Introduction. Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts, 8(1-2), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1558/post.32701

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Special Issue Editorial