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Religious reading : the place of reading in the practice of religion

Author: Paul J Griffiths
Publisher: New York [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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What social conditions and intellectual practices are necessary in order for religious cultures to flourish? In this text, the author finds the answer in "religious reading", the kind of reading in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Testi sacri
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J Griffiths
ISBN: 9780195125771 0195125770
OCLC Number: 987657767
Description: xii, 210 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1: Religion2: Religion and Literary Work3: The Context of Religious Reading4: The Fundamental Genres of Religious Reading5: Commentary and Anthology in Buddhist India6: Commentary and Anthology in Roman AfricaConclusionNotesIndex
Responsibility: Paul J. Griffiths.


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