Locating the Sacred: Theoretical Approaches to the Emplacement of Religion

Locating the Sacred: Theoretical Approaches to the Emplacement of Religion

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ISBN-13: 9781782976165
Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited
Publication date: 12/31/2013
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction (Claudia Moser and Cecelia Feldman)
2. Linear Reflections: Ritual Memory and Material Repetition at the Thirteen Altars at Lavinium (Claudia Moser)
3. Re-Placing the Nile: Water and Mimesis in the Roman Practice of Egyptian Religion at Pergamon (Cecelia A. Feldman)
4. Itinerant Creeds: The Chinese Northern Frontier (Paola Demattè)
5. The Dig at the End of the World: Archaeology and Apocalypse. Tourism in the Valley of Armageddon (Isaac Morrison)
6. Power of Place: Ruler, Landscape and Ritual Space at the Sanctuaries of Labraunda and Mamurt Kale in Asia Minor (Christina Williamson)
7. Transforming the Surroundings and its Impact on Cult Rituals: The Case Study of Artemis Mounichia in the Fifth Century (Chryssanthi Papadopoulou)
8. The Sacred Houses in Neolithic Wansan Society (Chih-hua Chiang and Yi-chang Liu)
9. Putting Religious Ritual in its Place: On Some Ways Humans’ Cognitive Predilections Influence the Locations and Shapes of Religious Rituals (Robert N. McCauley)
10. The Aptitude for Sacred Space (Ian B. Straughn)

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