Sensing Sacred Texts - James W Watts

Sensing Sacred Texts - James W Watts

What the Book Arts Can Teach Us About Sacred Texts: The Aesthetic Dimension of Scripture

Sensing Sacred Texts - James W Watts

S. Brent Plate
Hamilton College

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Brent Plate describes and categorizes the sensorium evoked by book arts and its implications for understanding the impact of books in general and sacred texts in particular. He argues that the aesthetic dimension of iconic books needs separate analysis to understand their impact.

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Plate, S.. What the Book Arts Can Teach Us About Sacred Texts: The Aesthetic Dimension of Scripture. Sensing Sacred Texts. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. Oct 2018. ISBN 9781781795767. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=32109. Date accessed: 18 Oct 2018 doi: 10.1558/equinox.32109. Oct 2018

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