Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

16. Possession and Repetition: Ways in which Korean Lay Buddhists Appropriate Scriptures

Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

Yohan Yoo

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This chapter discusses the need for the iconic status and function of Buddhist scripture to receive more attention by illuminating how lay Korean Buddhists try to appropriate the power of sutras. The oral and aural aspects of scripture provide only a limited understanding of the characteristics of scripture.

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Yoo, Yohan. 16. Possession and Repetition: Ways in which Korean Lay Buddhists Appropriate Scriptures. Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC). Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 299-314 May 2013. ISBN 9781781792544. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21420. Date accessed: 23 Oct 2017 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21420. May 2013

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