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Alberto Bernabé & Ana Isabel Jiménez San Cristóbal, with an Iconographical Appendix by Ricardo Olmos, and illustrations by Sara Olmos, translated by Michael Chase
The book presents a complete edition of the texts, their translation and some fundamental keys for their interpretation, in an attempt at updating our current knowledge on Orphic ideas about the soul and the Afterlife stated in those texts
Karen B. Stern
Drawing upon scholarship of cultural identity, anthropology and historical linguistics, this book offers a novel and contextual approach to the interpretation of archaeological evidence for Jewish populations in North Africa and elsewhere in the ancient Mediterranean.
Addressing the European study of religion in the interwar-period, these proceedings tackle one of the most problematic epochs of its history. The commonplace that understanding the present requires learning from the past is particularly true, as this case well illustrates.
This book — the first scholarly work on all thirteen tales in Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav’s Sippurey Ma’asiyot — draws upon the concept of “intertextuality” to explain how Nahman defines his theology of redemption and encourages an appropriation of his religious world-view.
Jens Kreinath, Jan Snoek and Michael Stausberg
Volume two of Theorizing Rituals mainly consists of an annotated bibliography of more than 400 items covering those books, edited volumes and essays that are considered most relevant for the field of ritual theory.
Edited by Lenka Karfíková, Scot Douglass and Johannes Zachhuber
The volume offers a new English translation of the Second Book Against Eunomius by Gregory of Nyssa and a series of papers providing introduction and commentary on the text focusing on the theory of language and the problem of naming God.
Stefan Höschele (Friedensau Adventist University)
Tanzanian Adventism exemplifies one of the most fascinating shifts in the history of religions: the growth of Christianity in Africa. Most striking in this account is the analysis of a minority denomination’s transformation to a veritable “folk church.”
This book introduces, from an anthropological standpoint, French Catholic missionary colonial ethnographic writing from the highlands of north Vietnam and Yunnan at the turn of the 20th century, and searches for the genealogies of the intellectual influences at play.
The Republic of Benin struggles to find its way into socio-political modernity. The Christian churches have played various roles in this struggle. This book is an account of both the historical difficulties of state formation and the role the Churches have played in this process.
Jane E. Soothill
Against a backdrop of debate concerning the role of Pentecostalism as a mediator of 'modernity', this book examines the interaction between charismatic Christianity, spiritual power and gendered social change in contemporary Ghana.
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