Spiritual materiality

@article{Karlstrm2005SpiritualM,
  title={Spiritual materiality},
  author={A. Karlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of Social Archaeology},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={338 - 355}
}
This article explores the role of Buddhism in current heritage preservation discussions and practice. Buddhism deals to a great extent with materiality, but the notion of the impermanence of matter implies that the decay of a material world is inevitable and necessary for the continuation of life and rebirth. This forms the platform for a critique of contemporary conservation strategies that privilege originality and the idea that our common heritage and archaeological resources should be… Expand

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