Why do people invent and use "scriptures"? What are some of the large- and small-scale structural power dynamics and issues provoked by and refracted through the uses of "scriptures"?
Excavation and analysis of the social-psychological (including "religious") interests, ideals, values, needs, commitments, goals, ideals, behavioral regimens/disciplines, and corresponding power structures, dynamics, differentiations, and relationships involved in the engagements of "scriptures."

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