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Studies in the history of religions ; 123.
Proceedings of a conference held in Dec. 2005.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -335) and index.
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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.