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Between Magic and Religion

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Description for Between Magic and Religion Hardcover. This study represents a radical rethinking of traditional distinctions involving the term "religion" in the ancient Greek world and beyond, through late antiquity to the 17th century, and promotes the fluidity of such concepts as religion and magic. Editor(s): Asirvatham, Sulochana R.; Pache, Corinne; Watrous, John. Series: Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Num Pages: 240 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 1QSM; 3F; 3H; 3J; HRKP; HRQX2; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 494.
Between Magic and Religion represents a radical rethinking of traditional distinctions involving the term "religion" in the ancient Greek world and beyond, through late antiquity to the seventeenth century. The title indicates the fluidity of such concepts as religion and magic, highlighting the wide variety of meanings evoked by these shifting terms from ancient to modern times. The contributors put these meanings to the test, applying a wide range of methods in exploring the many varieties of available historical, archaeological, iconographical, and literary evidence. No reader will ever think of magic and religion the same way after reading through the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Series
Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
Lanham, MD, United States
ISBN
9780847699681
SKU
V9780847699681
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About
Sulochana R. Asirvatham received her Ph.D. in Classics from Columbia University. She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics and General Humanities at Montclair State Univeristy. Corinne Odine Pache received her Ph.D. from Harvard University. She is Assistant Professor of Classics at Yale University. John Watrous is a graduate student in the Classics department at Harvard University.

Reviews for Between Magic and Religion
Many of the papers provide new insights into the topics they cover.
Bmcr
Well-produced, eclectic collection [that] offers tantalizing glimpses at significant works in progress—and in conversation—on the history, theory and rhetoric of 'religion' and 'magic'.
The Journal of Hellenic Studies
Essays...offer valuable windows into the intimate connection between religion and cultural identity.
CHOICE
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