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Edited by Margarita Gleba and Hilary Becker
By considering votive, mortuary and secular rituals, the volume offers a contribution to the continued study of Etruscan culture and gathers new material, interpretations and approaches to the less emphasized areas of Etruscan religion.
Author: Jaime Alvar Translator and editor: Richard Gordon
he relative sophistication of the three major 'Oriental cults' of the Roman Empire, combining unfamiliar myth with distinctive ritual, enabled them, like Early Christianity, to offer a properly ethical salvation in the Weberian sense.
edited by Johannes Hahn, Stephen Emmel & Ulrich Gotter
Destruction of temples and their transformation into churches are central symbols of change in religious environment, socio-political system, and public perception in late antiquity. Archaeologists, historians, and historians of religion seek an appropriate larger perspective on the phenomenon ...
Mírzá Habíbu'lláh Afnán. Translated and Annotated by Ahang Rabbani
This fascinating history – the first of its kind on the development of a local Baháʾí community in Iran – is lucidly translated for the first time into English by Dr. Ahang Rabbani, is carefully annotated and supplemented with many details and scholarly notes about key personalities and places ...
Focusing on one of the most influential religious traditions in Japan, Pure Land Buddhism, this book offers a survey of its impact on mainstream forms of art in modern and contemporary Japan
This book offers an account of the Sai Baba movement as a pathway for charting the varied cartographies, sensory formations, and cultural memories implicated in urbanization and globalization.It is based on ethnographic research carried out in India, Kenya, and the US.
Edited by Jan Sihar Aritonang and Karel Steenbrink
This book gives the history of Christians in Indonesia during the Portuguese period (1511-1605), under Dutch colonialism (1605-1942) and more elaborate for the period of the Indonesian Republic (since 1945). Its authors were equally divided between Protestants and Catholics.
A history of the Anglican diocese of Mashonaland/Southern Rhodesia, 1890-925, which provides a fresh general narrative and a particular study of the church's work with white settlers and their religion, examined against both an imperial and a world-wide ecclesiastical background.
Edited by Hans de Wit and Gerald O. West
Addressing an urgent and deeply felt need for more dialogue between interpreters of the Bible from radically different contexts, this book reflects in a comprehensive and existential manner on how to establish new alliances, how to learn from each other, and how to read Scripture in a manner ...
Cornelia B. Horn and Robert R. Phenix Jr.
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