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This volume deals with the transformation of unchurched religious creativity in the late modern West. It analyzes the ways in which the advance of science, globalization and individualism have fundamentally reshaped esoteric religious traditions, from theosophy to the New Age. This publication ...
Edited by Jan Assmann and Albert I. Baumgarten
The volume consists of presentations made at an international conference. Authors consider the issues concerning the role of representation in religion across a variety of traditions, from the three Abrahamic faiths to those of antiquity and the East.
Edited by Anne-Marie Korte
Edited by Sigurd Hjelde
The contributions to this conference report deal with the academic study of religion in a historical perspective, focussing on W. Brede Kristensen and other Scandinavian pioneers. Also, methodological questions relating to the idea of a phenomenology of religion are discussed.
Edited by Albert I. Baumgarten
The nature and perception of time in millennial movements form the basis for this comprehensive and comparative book. In a wide variety of cases, the authors analyze millennial movements from the three Abrahamic faiths, as well as from the East.
As "Assyrians" members of this religio-linguistic minority have either been romanticized for gallantry and integrity, or have been portrayed as rebellious and mischievous. This study covers - as summed up by its subtitle - some of the unexplored aspects of this history.
Adela Yarbro Collins
This comprehensive work covers many different Jewish and Christian apocalyptic texts and movements from the second century BCE through the fourth century CE. It focuses on two major themes, cosmology – which studies the structure of the universe, including its religious function – and ...
C. Wilfred Griggs
In this well-documented and clear study, the history of Christianity in Egypt is discussed, from its earliest recorded origins until 451 CE, when the Egyptian Coptic Church became the national religion. During this period, we observe the development of features unique to Egyptian Christianity, ...
Edited by Roelof van den Broek and Cis van Heertum
14 studies dealing with ancient, medieval and early modern forms of Gnosis, their myths, rites, ideas and expectations, with strong emphasis on Hermetic traditions. Contributions by R. van den Broek, C. Gilly, P. Kingsley, J.-P. Mahé, and G. Quispel.
Edited by Armin W. Geertz and Russell T. McCutcheon, with the assistance of Scott S. Elliott
This volume is the adjunct proceedings on methodology from the XVIIth Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions, held in Mexico City in 1995. Taken together, the essays present a thorough and coherent perspective on studying religion as an item of human culture.
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