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Religions of antiquity

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Published by Macmillan Library Reference USA, Simon & Schuster and Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Greece,
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Religions -- History.,
    • Middle East -- Religion.,
    • Greece -- Religion.,
    • Rome -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEncyclopedia of religion.
      Statementedited by Robert M. Seltzer.
      SeriesReligion, history, and culture
      ContributionsSeltzer, Robert M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1060 .R438 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2193229M
      ISBN 100028973739
      LC Control Number89012102

      Religious beliefs and practices, which permeated all aspects of life in antiquity, traveled well-worn routes throughout the Mediterranean. New gods encountered by travelers abroad were sometimes taken home to be adapted and adopted. This first basic reference work on . Peter Brown is the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University. He is credited with having created the field of study referred to as late antiquity ( A.D.), the period during which Rome fell, the three major monotheistic religions took shape, and Christianity spread across Europe.

      Many recent studies have argued that the self is a modern invention, a concept developed in the last three centuries. Religion and the Self in Antiquity challenges that idea by presenting a series of studies that explore the origins, formation, and limits of the self within the religions of . Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice. Richard Valantasis. they constitute a comprehensive view of religious practice in Late Antiquity. Religious life and performance during this period comprised diverse, often unusual practices. making the book appropriate for use in any university or seminary classroom.

      In Death, Burial and Rebirth in the Religions of Antiquity, Jon Davies charts the significance of death to the emerging religious cults in the pre-Christian and early Christian analyses the varied burial rituals and examines the different notions of the afterlife. Among the areas covered are: * Osiris and Isis: the life theology of Ancient EgyptBrand: Taylor And Francis. This book presents how ancient Christianity must be understood from the viewpoint of the history of religions in late antiquity. The continuation of biblical prophecy runs like a thread from Jesus through Mani to Muhammad. And yet this thread, arguably the single most important characteristic of the Abrahamic movement, often remains outside the mainstream, hidden, as it were, since it.


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The Other God: Dualist Religions from Antiquity to the Cathar Heresy (Yale Nota Bene)4/4(26). The forty-two chapters of this book offer a wide variety of excerpts of Late Antiquity ( - CE) religious texts.

Religions include pagan Greek, Roman, and Egyptian; Jewish; early and orthodox 4/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Selections from the Encyclopedia of religion." Description: xi, pages: map ; 23 cm.

In Death, Burial and Rebirth in the Religions of Antiquity, Jon Davies charts the significance of death to the emerging religious cults in the pre-Christian and early Christian world. He analyses the varied burial rituals and examines the different notions of the afterlife.

Among the areas covered are: * Osiris and Isis: the life theology of Ancient Egypt * burying the Jewish dead * Roman. The best books on Religious and Social History in the Ancient World recommended by Robin Lane Fox. Cultural and philosophical changes that occurred in late antiquity are essential to our understanding of the world today, but few us know much about that period.

Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is an unprecedented collection of nearl 4/5. The Paperback of the Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice by Richard Valantasis at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Princeton University Press. A strong interdisciplinary orientation will reward scholars and students of religion, theology, gender studies, classical literatures, and history.

Each text is accompanied by an introduction and a bibliography for further reading and research, making the book appropriate for use. The AAR seeks submissions for the Best First Book in the History of Religions Award as well as the four categories of the Awards for Excellence in the Study of Religion.

Deadline: Febru Numen Book Series, Description: Religions and Education in Antiquity gathers ten essays on teaching and learning in the contexts of ancient Western religions, including Judaism, early Christianity and Gnostic Christian traditions.

Beginning with an overview of religious education in the ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean worlds, editor. A comprehensive review of the development, geographic spread, and cultural influence of religion in Late Antiquity A Companion to Religion in Late Antiquity offers an authoritative and comprehensive survey of religion in Late Antiquity.

This historical era spanned from the second century to the eighth century of the Common Era. With contributions from leading scholars in the field, the. Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice.

In this Book. they constitute a comprehensive view of religious practice in Late Antiquity. Religious life and performance during this period comprised diverse, often unusual practices. Each text is accompanied by an introduction and a bibliography for further reading and research, making the Cited by: People of the Book/Scripture (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ‎ ′Ahl al-Kitāb) is an Islamic term which refers to Jews, Christians and Sabians.

It is also used in Judaism to refer to the Jewish people and by members of some Christian denominations to refer to themselves. The Quran uses the term in reference to Jews, Christians and Sabians in a variety of contexts, from religious polemics to. A comprehensive review of the development, geographic spread, and cultural influence of religion in Late Antiquity.

A Companion to Religion in Late Antiquity offers an authoritative and comprehensive survey of religion in Late Antiquity. This historical era spanned from the second century to the eighth century of the Common Era.

***We have this title in eBook format ONLY*** Religions and Education in Antiquity gathers ten essays on teaching and learning in the contexts of ancient Western religions, including Judaism, early Christianity and Gnostic Christian traditions.

Slaves and Religions in Graeco-Roman Antiquity and Modern Brazil, Edited by Stephen Hodkinson and Dick Geary This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, portrait ; 25 cm: Contents: In Memoriam / Morton Smith --An Appreciation / Samuel Sandmel --Memoir / Alan Mendelson --Paul and the Hellenization of Christianity / Erwin R. Goodenough & A. Thomas Kraabel --On the Presence of God in Biblical Religion / Baruch A.

Levine --The Celebration of the Feast of Booth according to Zech xiv In Death, Burial and Rebirth in the Religions of Antiquity, Jon Davies charts the significance of death to the emerging religious cults in the pre-Christian and early Christian world.

He analyses the varied burial rituals and examines the different notions of the afterlife. Book Description: In Christianity, Empire, and the Making of Religion in Late Antiquity, Jeremy M. Schott examines the ways in which conflicts between Christian and pagan intellectuals over religious, ethnic, and cultural identity contributed to the transformation of Roman imperial rhetoric and ideology in the early fourth century this turbulent period, which began with Diocletian's.

Theorizing “Religion” in Antiquity is a formidable accomplishment, bringing together scholars from various disciplines, convincing them to reflect on their usage of concepts like “religion,” and applying a self-critical perspective throughout.

One critical remark, here hardly at the right place, is that I .Religious texts are texts related to a religious tradition. They differ from literary texts by being a compilation or discussion of beliefs, mythologies, ritual practices, commandments or laws, ethical conduct, spiritual aspirations, and for creating or fostering a religious community.

The relative authority of religious texts develops over time and is derived from the ratification.Religions in Antiquity Essays in Memory of Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough.

Edited by J. Neusner E-Book ISBN: Publisher: Brill Online Publication Date: 01 Jan Search. Table of Contents.