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Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives

Assaf Gamzou and Ken Koltun-Fromm

Abstract

Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives explores how comics and notions of the sacred interweave to produce new modes of seeing and understanding the sacred. The creative texts explored within this edited volume share an expressive interest in modes of seeing the sacred in graphic structures. We examine the intersections between religion and comics in ways that critically expand our ability to think well about religious landscapes, rhetorical practices, pictorial representation, and the everyday experiences of the uncanny. Sacred Texts and Comics engages the diver ... More

Keywords: Sacred, Religion, Comics, Graphic Narratives, Religious Texts

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781496819215
Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496819215.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Assaf Gamzou, editor
Beit Hatfutsot

Ken Koltun-Fromm, editor
Haverford College

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