sacred text

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A sacred text is thus a prismatic text--a refracted and refracting text.
The literary value of The Theology of Dracula: Reading the Book of Stoker as Sacred Text lies in its contribution to the study of Stoker's work.
Jagessar explores the creative possibilities of reading Caribbean literature through a theological lens, suggesting that this is a way in which Caribbean people can release sacred texts from an imperialist hermeneutic.
We cannot treat sacred texts only as texts, then, but neither should we take their sacredness as impregnable.
Pocket Guide To The Bible: A Little Book About The Big Book is an easy-to-use reference for lay readers to the cannonical sacred text of Christianity.
Religious right [leaders believe that] unless you attend my church, accept my God, and study my sacred text, you cannot be a moral person.
In this initial section, the Bible as revered object and shared, sacred text emerged as a distinct unifying force.
As the concept of music notation developed, so did the idea that the score is a sacred text that must be followed.
The Sikh faith's scriptural message is its sacred text 'Guru Granth Sahib Ji' written in 'Punjabi' in beautiful poetry.
Like Marshall, Channing was not only reinterpreting a sacred text but redefining intellectual boundaries and arguing for a flexible view of necessary and proper means.
The class includes a major unit on Islam for which I use Michael Sells' text and CD, Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations as a guide to Islam's sacred text as a sounded and performed medium.
Many recite the whole sacred text from memory, and it was years after the Prophet's death that it was first put in book form.
Dahl suggests that the way towards resolving these problems is to treat the Constitution as a document and not as a sacred text.
Sir Edward, MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup in Kent, recently served as an unpaid trustee for the brothers' Dharam Hinduja Institute of Indic Research in Cambridge, which carries out work on an ancient Indian sacred text.
Every child, woman and man embodies a sacred text and so did she.