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Religions of late antiquity in practice

Religions of late antiquity in practice

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions -- History,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Europe -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementRichard Valantasis, editor
    SeriesPrinceton readings in religions
    ContributionsValantasis, Richard, 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL690 .R46 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 511 p. ;
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16985529M
    ISBN 100691057508, 0691057516
    LC Control Number99049325

    The papers in this volume were presented at a Mellon-Sawyer Seminar held at the University of Oxford in , which sought to investigate side by side the two important movements of conversion that frame late antiquity: to Christianity at its start, and to Islam at the other end. Challenging the opposition between the two stereotypes of Islamic conversion as an intrinsically violent. Not so long ago “sourcebooks” for teaching late antiquity were a scarce commodity. That situation is rapidly changing. A. D. Lee’s Pagans and Christians holds an exemplary place on an expanding list that now also includes Michael Maas’ Readings in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook (Routledge ) and Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice edited by Richard Valantasis (Princeton ).

    A comprehensive review of the development, geographic spread, and cultural influence of religion in Late Antiquity A Companion to Religion in Late Antiquity offers an authoritative and comprehensive survey of religion in Late Antiquity. This historical era spanned from the second century to the eighth century of the Common Era. Religious diversity in late antiquity Bangert, Susanne, Gwynn, David Morton, Lavan, Luke This volume in the ongoing Late Antique Archaeology series draws on material and textual evidence to explore the diverse religious world of Late Antiquity.

    The Best Books to Read on Late Antiquity — a Five Books List. Not everyone who has chosen books for our site has given an interview (yet). If you’re a historian based in the US and know Peter and would like to interview him about the books he’s chosen above, please let us know. Preview [Authors and titles are listed at the end of the review.] In the eighth book of his Confessions, Augustine recalls the story of his ing to Augustine’s account, he heard a child repeat the phrase, “Pick it up and read” (tolle lege) while he was writhing in anguish over his ed by the example of St. Antony, who sold all of his possessions after a.


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The forty-two chapters of this book offer a wide variety of excerpts of Late Antiquity ( - CE) religious texts. Religions include pagan Greek, Roman, and Egyptian; Jewish; early and orthodox 4/5(1). Intrinsically interesting, the practice of religion in the Late Antique also edifies modern-day religious life.

As this volume shows, the origins of the contemporary Western religious terrain can be gleaned in this period. Rabbinic Judaism flourished and spread. Christianity developed still-important theological categories and : Intrinsically interesting, the practice of religion in the Late Antique also edifies modern-day religious life.

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