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Religious Culture in Late Antique Arabia: Selected Studies on the Late Antique Religious Mind

Kirill Dmitriev & Isabel Toral-Niehoff (ed.), Religious Culture in Late Antique Arabia: Selected Studies on the Late Antique Religious Mind, Gorgias Press, 2017.

This volume explores aspects of religious culture in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula across Late Antiquity – the period of dynamic and historically crucial developments, culminating …

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Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy

A. Edward Siecienski (ed.), Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy,  Routledge, London – New York 2017.  

Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy brings together some of the English-speaking world’s leading Constantinian scholars for an interdisciplinary study of the life and legacy of the first Christian emperor. For many, …

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Empire and Religion: Religious Change in Greek Cities under Roman Rule

Elena Muñiz Grijalvo, Juan Manuel Cortés Copete, Fernando Lozano Gómez (ed.), Empire and Religion: Religious Change in Greek Cities under Roman Rule, (Impact of empire 25),  Brill, Leiden, Boston 2017.

This volume explores the nature of religious change in the Greek-speaking cities of the Roman Empire. Emphasis is put on those developments that …

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Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire

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Richard L. Gordon, Georgia Petridou, Jörg Rüpke (ed.), Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire, De Gruyter, Berlin 2017.

 

The last decade has seen a surge of scholarly interest in these religious professionals and a good number of high quality publications. Our volume, however, with its …

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Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Mu-chou Poo, H. A. Drake, and Lisa Raphals (ed.), Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries, Oxford University Press, New York 2017.

 

In the first century of the Common Era, two new belief systems entered long-established cultures with radically different outlooks and values: missionaries started to …

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