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Sources For The Study Of Greek Religion

Author : David G. Rice
ISBN : 9781589834613
Genre : History
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Since its initial publication in 1979, Sources for the Study of Greek Religion has become an essential classroom resource in the field of classical studies. The Society of Biblical Literature is pleased to present a corrected edition—in a new, attractive, and electronic-friendly format—with hopes that it will inspire a new generation of classicists and religious historians.

Her Image Of Salvation

Author : Gail Paterson Corrington
ISBN : 066425389X
Genre : Religion
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Corrington examines the image of the savior and the experience of salvation, two concepts that are inextricably entwined. The author asserts that Christianity set aside female images of salvation by emphasizing the maleness of Jesus. She draws on solid knowledge of Jewish and classical Greek sources to show that the image of God could be seen as both male and female.

Competing Ideologies In Greek Culture Ancient And Modern

Author : Evy Johanne Håland
ISBN : 9781527532717
Genre : History
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By using both modern and ancient sources, this volume explores the relationship between official religion and popular belief in Greece, as illustrated by the relations between competing ideologies, or the relationship between ideology and mentality. It shows that the communicative aspect of the religious festival is central, and allows the reader to get to know other sides of Greece than the picture that today dominates the news resulting from the economic crisis with which the county has struggled for several years.

Paul S World

Author : Stanley E. Porter
ISBN : 9789047431626
Genre : Religion
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This volume treats some of the most important and germane factors that went into making up the world in which Paul lived, and that consequently defined who he was and became.

Thomasine Traditions In Antiquity

Author : Jon Ma Asgeirsson
ISBN : 9004147799
Genre : Religion
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This volume is a selection of papers presented to the Society of Biblical Literature from 1996 to 2001. They focus on the early Christian writings attributed to the apostle Thomas with particular emphasis on the Gospel of Thomas and offer an indepth discussion of the social and cultural world of the gospel.

The Greeks

Author : Ian Morris
ISBN : 013921156X
Genre : History
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Organized chronologically, this book presents a complete picture of Greek civilization as a history. It features sections on the art, architecture, literature, and thought of each period. Names and dates are provided, and cultural achievements and social transformations that accompanied the cascade of historical events are carefully examined.This comprehensive, balanced treatment of ancient Greece covers its history from the prehistoric through the Mycenaean Period, the Dark Ages, the Classical Period, the Hellenistic, and the absorption of Greek culture by Rome.For an understanding of Greek history—its culture and the people—as a whole.

The New Testament Milieu

Author : Andreas B. Du Toit
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028916398
Genre : Bible
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Bulletin Council On The Study Of Religion

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ISBN : NWU:35556001482090
Genre : Religion
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Maenads Martyrs Matrons Monastics

Author : Ross Shepard Kraemer
ISBN : UVA:X001456311
Genre : Religion
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Women S Religions In The Greco Roman World

Author : Ross Shepard Kraemer
ISBN : 0199725837
Genre : History
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This is a substantially expanded and completely revised edition of a book originally published in 1988 as Maenads, Martyrs, Matrons, Monastics. The book is a collection of translations of primary texts relevant to women's religion in Western antiquity, from the fourth century BCE to the fifth century CE. The selections are taken from the plethora of ancient religions, including Judaism and Christianity, and are translated from the six major languages of the Greco-Roman world: Greek, Latin, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, and Coptic. The texts are grouped thematically in six sections: Observances, Rituals, and Festivals; Researching Real Women: Documents to, from and by Women; Religious Office; New Religious Affiliation and Conversion; Holy, Pious, and Exemplary Women; and The Feminine Divine. Women's Religions in the Greco-Roman World provides a unique and invaluable resource for scholars of classical antiquity, early Christianity and Judaism, and women's religion more generally.

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