Books in category Religion – Ancient

  • Stones Bones and the Sacred

    Stones, Bones, and the Sacred
    Alan H. Cadwallader

    They offer these essays in honor of one who has made a lifetime's work in mining ancient material culture to extract nuggets of insight into early Christian dining practices: Dennis E. Smith.

  • King Manasseh and Child Sacrifice

    King Manasseh and Child Sacrifice
    Francesca Stavrakopoulou

    The Hebrew Bible portrays King Manasseh and child sacrifice as the most reprehensible person and the most objectionable practice within the story of 'Israel'.

  • The Transjordanian Palimpsest

    The Transjordanian Palimpsest
    Jeremy M. Hutton

    These texts had been combined already in a Prophetic Record during the 9th c. B.C.E. (with A. F. Campbell), which was received as an integrated unit by the Deuteronomistic Historian.

  • Eternal Egypt

    Eternal Egypt
    Richard J. Reidy

    This is a practical intermediate level text for those wishing to worship the great deities of ancient Egypt in as authentic a manner as possible, and by so doing tap into the great spiritual heritage that sustained Egyptian culture for over …

  • Tradition als Interpretation in der Chronik

    Tradition als Interpretation in der Chronik
    Kim Strübind

    In der Reihe Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) erscheinen Arbeiten zu sämtlichen Gebieten der alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft.

  • Egyptian Mummies A Very Peculiar History

    Egyptian Mummies, A Very Peculiar History
    Jim Pipe

    You can't take it with you – or can you?

  • Stru n úvod do teorie m tu

    Stručný úvod do teorie mýtu
    Robert A. Segal

    Robert A. Segal se v této knize na velmi skromné ploše pokouší seznámit čtenáře s možnými teoretickými přístupy ke zkoumání a výkladu mýtu napříč nejrůznějšími vědními obory: pojednává o sporu mezi vědeckým a …

  • Portraits of Spiritual Authority

    Portraits of Spiritual Authority
    Jan Willem Drijvers, John Watt

    This study of several figures of spiritual authority in early Christianity (2nd-8th centuries) examines how the struggle for religious power developed with the changing relationships between church and society.

  • Rethinking Greek Religion

    Rethinking Greek Religion
    Julia Kindt

    Explores 'polis religion' – a leading paradigm in current studies on ancient Greek religion – and shows ways of moving beyond it.

  • Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt

    Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt
    Rosalie David

    Arranged chronologically, this book provides a fascinating introduction to the world of half-human/ half-animal gods and goddesses; death rituals, the afterlife and mummification; the cult of sacred animals, pyramids, magic and medicine.

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