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General and Comparative Religion


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The Ascension of Authorship: Attribution and Canon Formation in Jewish, Hellenistic and Christian Traditions
The Ascension of Authorship: Attribution and Canon Formation in Jewish, Hellenistic and Christian Traditions
by Jed Wyrick
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The Ascension of Authorship traces the history of the idea of the author in the ancient world, beginning with the attribution practices of Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism. Jed Wyrick explores the testimony of Josephus on the succession of prophetic... (read more)

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An Archaeology of Religion
An Archaeology of Religion
by Kit W. Wesler
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Archaeologists have been increasingly turning their attention to the study of religion, but the field so far has lacked a cross-cultural overview. This text challenges archaeological conventions by refusing to respect the geographic and temporal... (read more)

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The Promised End (Challenges in Contemporary Theology)
The Promised End (Challenges in Contemporary Theology)
by Paul S. Fiddes
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This book brings Christian theology, creative literature, and literary critical theory into dialogue on the theme of 'the end'.... (read more)

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Aristotle & Theology of Living (Suny Series, Ancient Greek Philosophy)
Aristotle & Theology of Living (Suny Series, Ancient Greek Philosophy)
by Richard Bodeus
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This book argues that Aristotle used "the most traditional Greek ideas about the gods" to develop and defend his physical, metaphysical, and ethical teachings. This revolutionary thesis stands in stark contrast to studies of Aristotle's texts that... (read more)

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Supernaturalism in Christianity: Its Growth and Cure
Supernaturalism in Christianity: Its Growth and Cure
by William E. Phipps
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Until modern times, defenders of Christianity generally assumed without question that supernaturalism was the best means for convincing religious unbelievers of the gospel truth. This book discusses what continue to be hot-button issues, displaying that... (read more)

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Rome's Vestal Virgins
Rome's Vestal Virgins
by Robin Lorsch Wildfang
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Comprehensive and thoroughly up-to-date, this volume offers a brand new analysis of the Vestal Virgins ritual function in Roman religion. Undertaking a detailed and careful analysis of ancient literary sources, Wildfang argues that the Vestals virginity... (read more)

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Vestal Virgins, Sibyls, and Matrons: Women in Roman Religion
Vestal Virgins, Sibyls, and Matrons: Women in Roman Religion
by Sarolta A. Takacs
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Roman women were the procreators and nurturers of life, both in the domestic world of the family and in the larger sphere of the state. Although deterred from participating in most aspects of public life, women played an essential role in public... (read more)

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Roman Myths (Graphic Mythology)
Roman Myths (Graphic Mythology)
by David Alexander West
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Replete with spectacular drawings and written in an easy-to-read style, this book is broken into three segments and includes such scintillating tales as that of Romulus and Remus, Aeneas, and Horatius. Exhilarating and educational, Roman Myths will take... (read more)

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Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire
Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire
by Eric M. Orlin
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Religion is a particularly useful field within which to study Roman self-definition, for the Romans considered themselves to be the most religious of all peoples and ascribed their imperial success to their religiosity. This study builds on the... (read more)

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Looking for a Miracle: Weeping Icons, Relics, Stigmata, Visions & Healing Cures
Looking for a Miracle: Weeping Icons, Relics, Stigmata, Visions & Healing Cures
by Joe Nickell
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The willingness of people to believe in magical icons, mystical relics, and miraculous pictures (like the Image of Guadalupe) is almost as curious as these phenomena themselves. Though they cry out for scientific investigation, millions of people blindly... (read more)

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Handbook of Greek Mythology
Handbook of Greek Mythology
by H. J. Rose
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In this new and substantially revised edition of H. J. Rose's classic survey and analysis of the evolution and tradition of Greek myth, Robin Hard adds various features which bring the work up-to-date with contemporary scholarship and address the needs... (read more)

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Mesoamerican Myths (Graphic Mythology)
Mesoamerican Myths (Graphic Mythology)
by David West
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In graphic novel format, presents three mythological tales from the Aztec and Mayan peoples.... (read more)

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Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic Through Roman Periods
Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic Through Roman Periods
by F. S. Naiden
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Animal sacrifice has been critical to the study of ancient Mediterranean religions since the eighteenth century. More recently, two leading views on sacrifice have dominated the subject: the psychological approach of Walter Burkert and the sociological... (read more)

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Jesus and Archaeology
Jesus and Archaeology
by James H. Charlesworth
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Although scholars have for centuries studied the historical Jesus — since Reimarus in the late 1700s — only recently has this discipline been challenged and even enriched by archaeological research. This book specifically asks and answers these... (read more)

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Ephesos, Metropolis of Asia: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Its Archaeology, Religion, and Culture
Ephesos, Metropolis of Asia: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Its Archaeology, Religion, and Culture
by Helmut Koester
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This volume brings together studies of Ephesos--a major city in the Greco-Roman period and a primary center for the spread of Christianity into the Western world--by an international array of scholars from the fields of classics, fine arts, history of... (read more)

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Mars
Mars
by Jason Glaser
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- Full-color photographs<BR>- Table of contents, glossary, bibliography, index<BR>- Reinforced library binding<BR>- 24 pages, size: 8 1/8" x 8"<BR>- Maps<BR>- Charts<BR>- Contextual definitions of unfamiliar terms<... (read more)

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A History of Greek Religion.
A History of Greek Religion.
by Martin P. Nilsson
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This book provides an account of Greek national religion and its decay. The following subjects are covered: Minoan-Mycenaean religion and its survival in Greek religion; Origins of Greek mythology; Primitive belief and ritual; Gods of nature and of human... (read more)

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Antichrist Revealed: Scriptural Proof of Their Identities
Antichrist Revealed: Scriptural Proof of Their Identities
by Mr David L. Campbell
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God in All Worlds an Anthology of Contem
God in All Worlds an Anthology of Contem
by Lucinda Vardey
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The Day They Disappear (Uncovering the Rapture in the Bible's Oldest Book)
The Day They Disappear (Uncovering the Rapture in the Bible's Oldest Book)
by Richie Cooley
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