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Hellenistic Religions An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0195043901

ISBN-13: 9780195043907

Edition: 1987

Authors: Luther H. Martin

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Based on primary sources, this volume provides a comprehensive overview of religious institutions, beliefs, and practices in the Graeco-Roman world from the fourth century B.C.E. to the fourth century C.E. Rather than focusing on Hellenistic religions as a backdrop for Christianity, the author composes a well-balanced portrait of the social and conceptual nature of these religions, presenting Christianity as one of the many religious alternatives that existed in that period. Covering hellenistic piety, the mystery cults, and the gnostic traditions, Martin provides an integrated view of Hellenistic religion as a coherent system of religious thought defined by shifting views of fate. He…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/1987
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.56" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English