The Sociology of Sacred Texts

Davies, Jon and Isabel Wollaston (ed).
Publication Date 1993
Publisher Sheffield University Press,
Binding Hardcover
Condition Fine, bright copy in near fine dw.
SKU 1452

Description

Hardback, 9.5'' x 6.5'', 195pp. Contributors from a variety of academic disciplines, including theology, philosophy, sociology, anthropology and literature, consider aspects of the idea of a sacred text. Topics include war memorials, holocaust memorials, scriptural interpretation, prayer, Max Weber, and Toni Morrison's novel 'Beloved'. Judaism, the Quakers and oral traditions are among those covered.
Price: £9.50
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