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 ...
von Christiane Zimmermann
Studies on the most common “names of God” in the New Testament, including their Jewish and pagan traditions: The Father; the Lord; the Creator; the living God; God, who has risen Jesus from the dead; the one God; the highest God.
This book presents a detailed argument to support the view that religion as a cultural practice cannot be properly explained without knowledge of the evolved cognitive mechanisms by which humans process information. This publication has also been published in hardback, please click here for ...
Wouter J. Hanegraaff
This is the first comprehensive analysis of the belief structure and historical background of the New Age Movement. "New Age Religion" emerges as a thoroughly secularized form of western-esoteric traditions which can be traced back to the period of the Renaissance.
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.
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.
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