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The Responsive SelfPersonal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods$
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Susan Niditch

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780300166361

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300166361.001.0001

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Material Religion, Created and Experienced

Material Religion, Created and Experienced

Burial Sites, Symbolic Visions, and Sign Acts

(p.90) 5 Material Religion, Created and Experienced
The Responsive Self

Susan Niditch

Yale University Press

Chapter 5 explores the relationship between literary texts, objects, spaces, and pictorial representations as they relate to the study of personal religion. This chapter focuses on material religion as manifested in a burial site, in prophetic visionary experiences, and in a form of performance art exemplified by the sign act.

Keywords:   burial, sign act, visions, inscriptions, ritual, amulet

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