A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

By Jörg Rüpke

A better half to the Archaeology of faith within the historic World offers a finished evaluate of a variety of subject matters with regards to the practices, expressions, and interactions of faith in antiquity, basically within the Greco-Roman world.

• gains readings that target spiritual event and expression within the old global instead of exclusively on spiritual belief

• areas a robust emphasis on family and person non secular practice

• Represents the 1st time that the idea that of “lived faith” is utilized to the traditional historical past of faith and archaeology of religion

• comprises state-of-the-art info taken from most sensible modern researchers and theorists within the field

• Examines a wide number of issues and non secular traditions throughout a large geographical quarter and chronological span

• Written to allure both to archaeologists and historians of religion

 

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