Other Peoples’ Scriptures: Mythical Texts of Imagined Communities

In: Numen
David R. Vishanoff University of Oklahoma, Religious Studies Program, Robertson 146, 731 Elm Ave., Norman, OK 73019

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The essays in this issue of Numen exemplify a shift in the comparative study of scriptures, highlighting their evanescence, their non-informative dimensions, and the ways in which they and the people who hold them sacred are reimagined across religious boundaries.

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