Do Relics Do? Making a Comparative Place for 'Presence' in the Comparative Study of Relics
Douglas Robinson [+]
ROBINSON DOUGLAS is a former student and teaching assistant of Luther Martin at the University of Vermont where he graduaded Phi Beta Kappa with honors in Religion in 2009. Douglas’s research on method and theory and relics has resulted in numerous undergraduate conference presentations and grant funding. His honors thesis was entitled Strategies of Ritual Presences: Relics in Cross-Cultural Perspective.
Douglas Robinson discusses the history of relics primarily within the studies of Christianity and Buddhism. He also considers the evolutionary psychology of relics.