5B OUTLINE

5B OUTLINE - Its means of authorizing itself 3. Three texts...

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Animism and techniques for personal welfare 1. Comments on the Book of Change(s) or Yijing n    (SCT 318-19) 2. “Spellbinding” (RCP 241-50) A. Significance of this text B. Animistic worldview (1) The world is alive with spirits (2) They impact people in many ways, for example, by > illness (and so they’re an explanatory device) C. The text’s can-do attitude D.
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Unformatted text preview: Its means of authorizing itself 3. Three texts about the dead and their tombs (RCP 284-92) A. The dead are active; the fates of the living are intertwined with them B. Bureaucratic character of the afterlife, and its implications C. Importance of the integrity of the tomb; legal ownership D. Grave goods 1 E. The function of stories like this one 2...
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