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Religions in Antiquity

Essays in Memory of Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough
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ISBN 101592447430
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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. Book Description A fresh approach to the Gnostic current of Late Antiquity within its historical and religious context, including a thorough discussion of the entire preserved Gnostic literature as Religions in Antiquity book in Greek, Latin and Coptic.

An essential resource for those researching the history of Late Antiquity and early by: 9. Travel and Religion in Antiquity considers the importance of issues relating to travel for our understanding of religious and cultural life among Jews, Christians, and others in the ancient world, particularly during the Hellenistic and Roman eras.

The volume is organized around five overlapping areas where religion and travel intersect: travel related to honouring deities, including travel to festivals, oracles, and healing sanctuaries Price: $ Description This volume brings theoretical and methodological discussions from religious studies, ancient history, and classics to the study of ancient religions, thus attempting to bridge a disciplinary chasm often apparent in the study of religions in antiquity.

This is an unprecedented collection of nearly seventy Late Antique primary religious texts. These texts — all in new English translation and many appearing in English for the first time — represent every major religious current from the late first century until the rise of Islam.

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Religious beliefs and practices, which permeated all aspects of life in antiquity, traveled well-worn routes throughout the Mediterranean: itinerant charismatic practitioners journeying from place to place peddled their skills as healers, purifiers, cursers, and initiators; and vessels decorated with illustrations of myths traveled with them.4/5(2).

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There are some subtle differences between the two. Summary: "Household and Family Religion in Antiquity is the first book to explore the religious dimensions of the family and the household in ancient Mediterranean and West Asian antiquity." "With an approach that is both contextual and comparative, essays examine domestic and familial religious practices in Egypt, Greece, Rome, Israel, Mesopotamia, Ugarit, Emar, and Philistia.

This is an unprecedented collection of nearly seventy Late Antique primary religious texts.

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These texts--all in new English translation and many appearing in English for the first time--represent every major religious current from the late first century until the rise of Islam.4/5.

The first book to explore the religious dimensions of the family and the household in ancient Mediterranean and West Asian antiquity. Advances our understanding of household and familial religion, as opposed to state-sponsored or civic temple cults. Title: Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice By: Richard Valantasis, ed.

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Services. Description. A comprehensive review of the development, geographic spread, and cultural influence of religion in Late Antiquity. A Companion to Religion in Late Antiquityoffers 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. Religions in Antiquity. Essays in Memory of Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough. Edited by J. by: 3. 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.

It examines theoretical discourses on the specificity, origin, and function of ‘religion’ in antiquity, broadly defined here as the period from the 6th century BCE to the 4th century CE.

"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. Late Antiquity witnessed a dramatic recalibration in the economy of power, and nowhere was this more pronounced than in the realm of religion.

The transformations that occurred in this pivotal era moved the ancient world into the Middle Ages and forever changed the way that religion Cited by: Religion and Politics in Byzantium, Europe and the Early Islamic World. Author: Elizabeth DePalma Digeser,Justin Stephens,Robert M.

Frakes. Publisher: ISBN: X Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD → Late Antiquity, the period of transition from the crisis of Roman Empire in the third century to the Middle Ages, has traditionally been considered only in terms of. 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.

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This book presents how ancient Christianity must be understood from the viewpoint of the history of religions in late antiquity.

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The religious transformations that marked late antiquity represent an enigma that has challenged some of the West’s greatest thinkers. But, according to Guy Stroumsa, the oppositions between paganism and Christianity that characterize prevailing theories have endured for too long/5.

Produced through the efforts of thirty-six leading scholars in the field, they constitute a comprehensive view of religious practice in Late Antiquity. Religious life and performance during this period comprised diverse, often unusual by: The increased appreciation of religious texts in the so-called book-religions and the enhancement of the interior of religious buildings by the liturgy held there and not outside is correctly emphasized by Leatherbury; he thus convincingly explains the impetus for his study.

Michael, The Jeweled Style: Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity. 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 the ancient Mediterranean world. About this book.

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.

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This historical era spanned from the second century to the eighth century of the Common Era. A companion to religion in late antiquity | Baker-Brian, Nicholas; Lössl, Josef | download | B–OK. Download books for free.

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The publication of the two books, giving wide-ranging treatment of the central image of Christianity on the one hand, and the most ancient of all Jewish symbols on the other, presented a unique and important opportunity for the units to collaborate. SBL Book Review Panel | Art and Religion in Antiquity.

by David FrankfurterAuthor: Ancient Jew Review. Stephanie Lynn Budin is an ancient historian with a focus on ancient Greece and the Near East. Her published works include Artemis (), Images of Women and Child from the Bronze Age (), The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity (), and The Origin of Aphrodite (), as well as numerous articles on ancient religion and iconography.

She lives in New Jersey with her husband .