This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: (Source: Keightley, Sources of Shang History , 44)  = preface  = charge  = prognostication  = verification [Concept of GENRE] The basic structure: two modes of divine-human relationship A. Divination B. Sacrifice Sacral role of the king h Proximity to tombs; royal burial (A word on “cult.”) Pantheon A. Royal ancestors B. Culture heroes C. Nature deities D. Di h , the high god/sky god Themes A. Ritual action B. Divine-human relations C. Legitimation D. Locative or utopian?...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course REL 135g taught by Professor Robertfordcampany during the Spring '08 term at USC.
- Spring '08