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This is the first modern book entirely dedicated to the Orphic Hymns, an intriguing corpus of texts providing material not only to scholars interested in the literary genre of the hymn, but also to historians of religion. The Orphic Hymns are unique in that they link Orphic beliefs, offerings, ...
Edited by Paul Mirecki and Marvin Meyer
This volume contains a series of provocative essays that explore expressions of magic and ritual power in the ancient world. The strength of the present volume lies in the breadth of scholarly approaches represented. The book begins with several papyrological studies presenting important new ...
John F. Healey
This book surveys systematically all the aspects of the religion of the Nabataeans of ancient Petra, including such important themes as the divinisation of kings and comparisons with Judaism and Islam. It is the first monograph ever devoted to this subject.
Steven P. Marrone
This book traces the rise of a formal model of science in thirteenth-century Europe and resultant changes in assumptions about Knowledge of God in the world, investigating scholastic antecedents to modern science and reconceptualizing medieval schools of thought.
Edited by Thomas A. Idinopulos and Brian C. Wilson
Reappraising Durkheim for the Study and Teaching of Religion Today brings together ten new essays in which noted sociologists, psychologists, phenomenologists, philosophers, and historians of religion grapple with the questions Durkheim raised and the solutions he proposed for the academic study ...
The first comprehensive survey of Christian architecture in Egypt from the fourth century up to early modern times.
Edited by David Maxwell with Ingrid Lawrie
The book charts Christianity’s advance in Africa, exploring how African agents (priests, prophets, martyrs, missionaries) made the religion their own. It shows Christianity empowering Africans, through faith, to deal with concerns for health and wealth, and overcoming evil. It demonstrates how ...
Joan F. Burke
After considering how the political and Church culture fostered the 'inculturation' of Catholic religious institutions, this ethnographic work documents the unfolding African expression of the Sisterhood among a group of women religious in the former-Zaire.
Edited by David O. Moberg and Ralph L. Piedmont
Ten articles are presented covering psychological, sociological and cross-cultural topics or relevance to religious/spiritual researchers and academics.
Edited by Joanne Marie Greer and David Moberg
Various articles are presented covering psychological, sociological and cross-cultural topics or relevance to religious/spiritual researchers and academics.
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