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    David Brick (2010). The Dharmaśāstric Debate on Widow-Burning. Journal of the American Oriental Society 130 (2):203-223.
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    David Brick (2010). The Court of Public Opinion and the Practice of Restorative Ordeals in Pre-Modern India. Journal of Indian Philosophy 38 (1):25-38.
    According to their standardized treatment within the Indian legal tradition, ordeals are supposed to occur, under certain circumstances, when one person formally accused another of some crime in a court of law. While not disputing the general accuracy of this standardized treatment of ordeals, this article argues for the widespread practice in pre-modern India of another—hitherto unrecognized—type of ordeal that fails to fit this basic scenario, for such ordeals would occur when someone was widely believed to have committed some wrongdoing, (...)
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  3. David Brick (forthcoming). The Incorporation of Devotional Theism Into Purāṇic Gifting Rites. Journal of Indian Philosophy:1-15.
    The Purāṇas make a major contribution to Brahmanical writing on gifting, primarily because they contain descriptions of numerous specific gifting rites that texts of other genres generally fail to discuss. Although largely unstudied, these Purāṇic gifting rites provide unique evidence of a historically significant, yet hitherto ignored, development in gifting in medieval India, namely, the incorporation of the increasingly popular ethos of bhakti into the much older practice of dāna, wherein gods traditionally played no prominent role. This article will argue (...)
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  4. David Brick (2012). The Origin of the Khaṭvāṅga Staff. Journal of the American Oriental Society 132 (1):31.
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