Books in category Religion – Antiquities & Archaeology

  • The First Urban Churches 2

    The First Urban Churches 2
    James R. Harrison, L. L. Welborn

    The essays demonstrate decisively the difference that such an approach makes in grappling with the meaning and context of the Corinthian epistles in the New Testament.

  • Literatur und Religion 2

    Literatur und Religion, 2
    Anton Bierl, Rebecca Lämmle, Katharina Wesselmann

    Mythisch-rituelle Strukturen im Text (Castelen-Augst bei Basel, 16.-20.03.2005) und zwei zusätzliche Aufsätze. Zugleich bilden die beiden Volumina den Auftakt der neuen Basler altertumswissenschaftlichen Reihe MythosEikonPoiesis.

  • Archaeology and the Old Testament

    Archaeology and the Old Testament
    James B. Pritchard

    Measured by the number of centuries which have been annexed to man's history in a relatively few years, progress has been truly phenomenal. This book deals with the recent advance and with those pioneers to the past who made it possible.

  • 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'.

  • Unwrapping the Pharaohs

    Unwrapping the Pharaohs
    John Ashton, David Down

    Authors David Down and John Ashton present a groundbreaking new chronology in Unwrapping the Pharaohs that supports the biblical account.

  • Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece

    Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece
    Corinne Ondine Pache

    She argues that the stories, songs, and sanctuaries honoring these heroes express parental fears and guilt about children's death."–BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

  • Tyndaris e il suo territorio I

    Tyndaris e il suo territorio I
    Fasolo Michele

    Il volume è il primo di una ricerca finalizzata alla ricostruzione del paesaggio culturale e alla comprensione delle vicende storiche del comprensorio dell’antica Tyndaris (Tindari, comune di Patti in provincia di Messina).

  • Light from the Ancient Past Vol 1

    Light from the Ancient Past, Vol. 1
    Jack Finegan

    These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

  • The Orphic Hymns

    The Orphic Hymns

    The hymns presented in this book were anonymously composed somewhere in Asia Minor, most likely in the middle of the third century AD. At this turbulent time, the Hellenic past was fighting for its survival, while the new Christian faith …

  • 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.

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