Sensing Sacred Texts - James W Watts

Sensing Sacred Texts - James W Watts


Sensing Sacred Texts - James W Watts

James W Watts [+-]
Syracuse University
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James W. Watts is Professor of Religion at Syracuse University. He is the author of Understanding the Pentateuch as a Scripture (Wiley Blackwell, 2017) and the editor of Iconic Books and Texts (Equinox, 2013) and Sensing Sacred Texts (Equinox, 2018).


The essays in this special issue of Postscripts were commissioned for a symposium on the theme, “Seeing, Touching, Holding, and Tasting Sacred Texts,” that took place in the Käte Hamburger Kolleg on Dynamics in the History of Religions at the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) at Ruhr University in Bochum on April 7–8, 2016. During the 2015-16 academic year, the Kolleg focused its research on the theme “Religion and the Senses,” to which this workshop contributed.

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Watts, James. Introduction. Sensing Sacred Texts. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 1-3 Oct 2018. ISBN 9781781795767. Date accessed: 27 Feb 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.32098. Oct 2018

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