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Title Images in Asian religions [electronic resource] : texts and contexts / edited by Phyllis Granoff and Koichi Shinohara.

Imprint Vancouver : UBC Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 382 p. : ill.
Series Asian religions and society series
Asian religions and society series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Images and their ritual use in medieval India : hesitations and contradictions / Phyllis Granoff -- Theology as history : divine images, imagination, and rituals in India / Gilles Tarabout -- Of metal and cloths : the location of distinctive features in divine iconography (Indian Himalayas) / Daniela Berti -- At the right side of the teacher : imagination, imagery, and image in Vedic and ?Saiva initiation / Hans Bakker -- The competing hermeneutics of image worship in Hinduism (fifth to eleventh century AD) / G?erard Colas -- Stories of miraculous images and paying repect to the three jewels : a discourse on image worship in seventh-century China / Koichi Shinohara -- Icon and incantation : the goddess Zhunti and the role of images in the occult Buddhism of China / Robert M. Gimello -- The Tenjukoju Sh?uch?o Mandara : reconstruction of the iconography and ritual context / Chari Pradel -- ?Obaku Zen portrait painting and its Sino-Japanese heritage / Elizabeth Horton Sharf -- Ritual and image at Angkor Wat / Robert L. Brown.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Language Includes some text in Chinese and Japanese ; some bibliographical references in Chinese and Japanese.
Subject Idols and images -- Asia -- Worship.
Idoles et images -- Asie -- Culte.
Asia -- Religion.
Asia -- Religious life and customs.
Asie -- Religion.
Asie -- Vie religieuse.
Indexed Term Asian religions
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Granoff, P. E. (Phyllis Emily), 1947-
Shinohara, Koichi, 1941-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780774851107
0774809485 (hard : alk. paper)

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