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Judeo-Christian Experience of the Holy

Phillip Wiebe

in God and Other Spirits: Intimations of Transcendence in Christian Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195140125
eISBN:
9780199835492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140125.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

An overview of phenomena in Judaeo-Christian history deemed to involve holy beings is undertaken with a view to uncovering the methodological, epistemological, and ontological questions these ... More


Bodhisattva with a Female Body: Wu Zhao and Devi Jingguang

N. Harry Rothschild

in Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169387
eISBN:
9780231539180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169387.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the efforts of propagandists to illustrate how Wu Zhao was the avatar of Buddhist devi Jingguang (Sanskrit: Vimalaprabhā). In a sutra that reached China in the sixth century, ... More


Did Camara Lie? Two African Classics Between Canonicity and Oblivion

Christopher L. Miller

in Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226590950
eISBN:
9780226591148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591148.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This section analyzes questions about the authorship of two famous Francophone African novels published under the name Camara Laye: L’Enfant noir (The African Child) and Le Regard du roi (The ... More


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