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An interpretation of the god Dionysos as seen by Greek vase painters before the golden age of classical culture, which will help understand his wide popularity beyond wine consumption, which lasted until the end of antiquity.
Edited by Laurent Bricault, Miguel John Versluys and Paul G.P. Meyboom
Egypt in the Roman world --- Studies on the meaning of Aegyptiaca Romana and the understanding of the cults of Isis in their local context.
Most of the so called Roman deities of North Africa were disguised Libyo-Punic gods. In a global approach of the Roman-African pantheon, using all the available sources, this book investigates on the real identities of each deity worshiped in this area of the Roman Empire.
Edited by Jens Kreinath, Jan Snoek and Michael Stausberg
Volume one of Theorizing Rituals assembles 34 leading scholars from various countries and disciplines working within this field.
Edited by Karin Finsterbusch, Armin Lange and K. F. Diethard Römheld in association with Lance Lazar
The present volume asks to which extent ancient practices and traditions of human sacrifice are reflected in medieval and modern Judeo-Christian times and also includes contributions concerned with the Ancient Near East and Ancient Greece.
Private and public endtime representations of Jerusalem provide meaningful models for interpreting the religious past, present and future. This thought-provoking book examines the role of Jerusalem as a symbol in endtime belief.
Edited by Johannes A. Smit and P. Pratap Kumar
This collection of essays in honour of Gerhardus Cornelis (Pippin) Oosthuizen, provides perspectives on current research in Religion and Southern Africa. It includes essays on Indigenous and Diaspora Religions and Religious Literature Hermeneutics.
This book discusses the Herod narratives of Josephus in the light of narratology and rhetoric. It offers an innovative interpretation of the rhetorical and dramatic makeup of the parallel accounts of Herod's history and suggests new ways of understanding Josephus' complexity as a historian ...
Edited by Heleen Murre-van den Berg
This volume presents a range of up-to-date studies on nineteenth-century Christian missions in the Middle East. Important themes are the history of Christian geopiety and the tensions between nationalist and internationalist interests, rival missionary organisations and conversionalist and ...
Edited by Ralph L. Piedmont
This volume of RSSSR contains articles on conversion narratives of Jehovah’s witnesses, belief in an active Satan, afterlife beliefs, religiosity and parenting and spirituality as coping resource.
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