Images in Asian Religions: Text and Contexts - Asian Religions and Society (Hardback)
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Images in Asian Religions: Text and Contexts - Asian Religions and Society (Hardback)

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Hardback 396 Pages / Published: 15/09/2004
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This collection offers a challenge to any simple understanding ofthe role of images by looking at aspects of the reception of imageworship that have only begun to be studied, including the manyhesitations that Asian religious traditions expressed about imageworship. Written by eminent scholars of anthropology, art history, andreligion with interests in different regions (India, China, Japan, andSoutheast Asia), this volume takes a fresh look at the many ways inwhich images were defined and received in Asian religions.

Buddha Dharma Kyokai Foundation Book on Buddhism and ComparativeReligion

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
ISBN: 9780774809481
Number of pages: 396
Weight: 640 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 33 mm

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