Religious intellectual objects

How we make gods into objects

Is this a Saint, a God or an Arhat? Statue of the Saint Bartholomew Flayed (1562) in Milan Cathedral, by Marco d’Agrate. Photo credit: Jorge Làscar via Flickr
Tibetan Buddhist manuscripts in the library of Sakya Monastery, Tibet. Photo credit: Richard Mortel on Flickr



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David A. Palmer

I’m an anthropologist who’s passionate about exploring different realities. I write about spirituality, religion, and worldmaking.