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Title Rethinking ghosts in world religions [electronic resource] / edited by Mu-chou Poo.
Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.

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Description xvi, 342 p.
Series Studies in the history of religions ; 123.
Note Proceedings of a conference held in Dec. 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-335) and index.
Contents Wind and smoke : giving up the ghost of Enkidu, comprehending Enkidu's ghosts / Jerrold S. Cooper -- Belief and the dead in Pharaonic Egypt / Christopher J. Eyre -- Where have all the ghosts gone? : evolution of a concept in biblical literature / Sze-kar Wan -- Ghosts and responsibility : the Hebrew Bible, Confucius, Plato / Steven Shankman -- The Roman manes : the dead as gods / Charles W. King -- The ghostly troop and the battle over death : William of Auvergne (d. 1249) connects Christian, Old Norse, and Irish views / Alan E. Bernstein -- Ghosts of the European Enlightenment / Fernando Vidal -- Ghost, vampire, and scientific naturalism : observation and evidence in the supernatural fiction of Grant Allen, Bram Stoker and Arthur Conan Doyle / Shang-jen Li -- The cult of Vetāla and Tantric fantasy / Po-chi Huang -- The culture of ghosts in the Six Dynasties period (c. 220-589 C.E.) / Mu-chou Poo -- Allegorical narrative in Six Dynasties anomaly tales : ghostly sightings and afterworld vengeance / Yuan-ju Liu -- Chinese ghosts : reconciling psychoanalytic, structuralist, and Marxian perspectives / P. Steven Sangren.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ghosts -- Congresses.
Spirits -- Congresses.
Religions -- Congresses.
Added Author Pu, Muzhou.
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ISBN 9789004171527 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004171525 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC # EBC468333
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