A cross-cultural theory of relics: on understanding religion, bodies, artefacts, images and art

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Abstract

A new theory providing a definition of relics that permits cross-cultural analysis of their power as embodiments of significant personages in a range of contexts, including religion, the arts and celebrity culture.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-207
Number of pages33
JournalWorld Art
Volume4
Issue number2
Early online date7 Nov 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Relics
  • Religion
  • Celebrity
  • Bodies
  • Value

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