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Gods and demons, priests and scholars : critical explorations in the history of religions / Bruce Lincoln.

By: Smith, Jonathan Z.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, c2012Description: xii, 228 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226481869 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0226481867 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780226481876 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0226481875 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Religion -- History
Contents:
Theses on method -- How to read a religious text -- Nature and genesis of pantheons -- The cosmo-logic of Persian demonology -- Anomaly, science, and religion -- Between history and myth -- Poetic, royal, and female discourse -- Ancient and post-ancient religions -- Sanctified violence -- Religious and other conflicts in 20th century Guatemala -- In praise of the chaotic -- Theses on comparison -- With Cristiano Grottanelli -- The (un)discipline of religious studies.
List(s) this item appears in: AD New Acquisitions 2017 | AD New acquisitions. September 2017 | New Acquisitions
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Theses on method -- How to read a religious text -- Nature and genesis of pantheons -- The cosmo-logic of Persian demonology -- Anomaly, science, and religion -- Between history and myth -- Poetic, royal, and female discourse -- Ancient and post-ancient religions -- Sanctified violence -- Religious and other conflicts in 20th century Guatemala -- In praise of the chaotic -- Theses on comparison -- With Cristiano Grottanelli -- The (un)discipline of religious studies.

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